inheritance

Leaving an inheritance in your will to an organization like the PROSA FOUNDATION is a gesture of great generosity that can make a difference.
It is possible to leave to our Foundation part of your inheritance without harming your heirs. Even a small sum for the support or the realization of projects, is a big help for the activities of the missionaries committed to bring development and improve the quality of life for women, children and all the families in the third world countries.

Why making a will

Making a will is an act of responsibility towards our beloved ones. Besides your spouse and closest relatives, a will gives the chance to leave friends something significant or part of your possessions. There are good causes that can be supported addressing part of your possessions to no-profit association like the PROSA Foundation, known for their commitment and dedication.
A will is the only means that allow somebody to choose, when alive, who to be entrusted of our holdings.
Read some stories of those who have already made this choice

The public will

The public will is drawn up by a notary, at the presence of the one who expresses the will and of two witnesses.
The notary keeps the record of the will

The holographic will

The holographic will is handwritten by the one who expresses the will, with the date and signed. Machine typed, or missing the date or signature makes the will invalid.
docWord file of a template of a holographic will

The inheritance tax

The inheritance in favor of the foundation or no-profit association like the PROSA FOUNDATION is tax exempt

 

F.A.Q.

Who can make a will?
Anyone over the age of majority and is capable of discernment.

What does it cost to make a will?
The holograph has no costs, unless it is deposited with a notary. The public will, or secret, is affordable to all and warranties that have a value greater than the costs incurred.

Why make a will if the spouse, by law, automatically inherits my assets?
Because, by law, the spouse only receives a portion of the assets and the testator (the person making the will) is free to allocate to those who want to, the rest, taking care not to injure other relatives "heirs."

In the absence of a will to what degree of relationship my relatives can inherit my property?
In the absence of a will, the law recognizes the rights of succession to the spouses, children and, in the absence thereof, to the relatives up to sixth grade.

If you do not have heirs and will, then to whom go my assets?
In the absence of both heirs (within the sixth degree) and will, the entire estate passes automatically to the state.

You can make a will to a non-profit organization as an NGO?
Yes, and in this case the will would not be burdened by any inheritance tax.

Can I change my will?
It is important to know that you can change at any time, the terms of the will, and particularly, when the situation changes due to family weddings, births, separations, divorces.

Glossary

Ascending
parents, grandparents, ancestors

Codicil – postscript
adding and / or supplement to a will.

Offspring
children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren in a direct line

Heirs
are the spouse and close relatives to which the law reserves, however, a portion of the assets.

Legal heirs
are the spouses and relatives up to the sixth degree to which it is the only inheritance in total or partial lack of testamentary dispositions.

Executor
person to whom it is entrusted with the execution of testamentary dispositions.

Bound
testamentary disposition that assigns a certain asset a person other than the heir

Legatee
beneficiary of a testamentary disposition, which gives property and rights, made a particular title.

Legacy
the devise that attaches to a well, that entitles goods and rights to a person or entity other than by the heirs

Holograph
written and signed in his own hand

Testator
he who does the will