Which law applies?
Can I choose the law applicable to my succession?
Last update: 10/7/2012
The law applicable to the succession is the law of the country of the nationality held by the deceased, at the moment of his/her death.
Testamentary capacity shall be assessed under the law of the country of which the deceased testator was a citizen at the time of making the will.
A choice of applicable law is not allowed.
Which criteria are used to determine the applicable law?
The succession in the Republic of Slovenia is subject to the provisions of the Inheritance Act (OJ SRS No. 15/1976 and later), unless otherwise specified by some other act (Article 1 of the Inheritance Act).
Which principles govern the choice of applicable law?
Slovenian law does not provide for the choice of applicable law.
What are the main international agreements in force?
There are agreements between Slovenia and Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, France, Greece, Poland and Romania. Link to the main international agreements in force – Click here
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