Do sons-in-law and daughters-in-law have the right to inherit from their parents-in-law? See what the law says

In an article for ESTADÃO’s E-Investidor, Samantha Teresa Berard Jorge talks about the right to inherit in Brazil, which is regulated by the Federal Constitution and the Civil Code. The lawyer clarifies that, although fathers-in-law have no obligation to leave assets to sons-in-law and daughters-in-law, they can be contemplated through a will, following specific legal criteria.

“If they have adopted the regime of partial communion or total separation of property, the inheritance received will be classified as the private property of each of the spouses,” explains Samantha.

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