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Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law

Borkowski's Textbook on Roman Law (5th edn)

Paul du Plessis
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date: 04 August 2021

8. Inheritancelocked

8. Inheritancelocked

  • Paul du PlessisPaul du PlessisSenior Lecturer in Civil Law and Legal History, University of Edinburgh


Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provide an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. This chapter discusses the Roman law of inheritance. It covers intestacy; making a will; heirs; legacies; testamentary freedom; the failure of wills, heirs, and legacies; and codicils and trusts.

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