Successions in Serbia


1 - How can I pass on my assets while I am still alive?

2 - Can I retain some rights associated with the assets I give away? Can I reserve a right of reclaim?

3 - How can I make sure my children are treated equally?

4 - Can I help one of my children without this reducing his /her share in the inheritance?

5 - Can I influence the effects of the donation on the succession?

6 - Can I give my assets directly to my grand children? How can I protect my spouse or partner?

7 - Can my children renounce the inheritance in advance?


1 - How do I draw up my will?

2 - How can I be sure it will be applied?

3 - How can I find a will that has been filed with a notary?

4 - Which law can I choose?

5 - How can I prove that I am the heir?

6 - Can I disinherit someone?

7 - Can I make my last will jointly with someone else


1 - How are intestate successions regulated by law?

2 - Are there particular regulations for specific objects?

3 - How can I find out the succession procedures have already been initiated?

4 - Are the priority heirs? Is there a reserved portion for certain people?

5 - Do I inherit the debts?

6 - What happens when there are minor children among the heirs?

7 - Can the surviving spouse inherit?

8 - How are the inventory and evaluation of the deceased’s assets carried out?

9 - What are my obligations if I accept an inheritance?

10 - Is it possible to renounce an inheritance or accept it under benefit of inventory?

11 - How do we administer and divide up the assets if there is more than one heir?

Paying inheritance tax

1 - How are succession duties calculated?

2 - What is the tax rate for succession duties/ Does tax regulation provide for a tax-free threshold? for the children? for the spouse? for someone not directly related to the deceased? other?

3 - When is the tax due?