Distributing The Beijing Estate
Are you looking at contesting a will in Beijing, China? There has been little written about how to deal with Chinese law when you live overseas. We have lawyers that can help you with contesting a will in China and China. Let’s say someone has property in Beijing and Vancouver, and they die. Someone might start trying to get part of their property. You might need to hire a lawyer in Beijing and Vancouver to help. Contact us today if you need help dealing with an international will.
Contesting A Will In Beijing
Maybe someone was meant to deal with the property. However, the person fails to perform their duties under the will. In Canada, there will be someone who must distribute the estate. If that person doesn’t know how things work in China, they are going to have a hard time. Since property values have gone up in Beijing and Vancouver, it’s worth spending some money on a lawyer to do things right.
If you need help with Contesting A Will In Beijing, call us below. Don’t be afraid to use a lawyer.
Personal Property Is In China
The law that deals with estates in Beijing are the PRC Inheritance Law. However, whatever the law says doesn’t fit perfectly into every situation. Sometimes complicated situations happen. There might be someone who was adopted. Maybe someone got divorced and re-married. Who knows. This is why hiring a law firm is so important.
If you need to file a lawsuit in China, you will find that the laws in Beijing are very different. They do not follow the common law (British) system that we use in Canada. You might be able to start your lawsuit in Vancouver or Toronto. Then you can work with our lawyers in Beijing to enforce that order in a Beijing court! Or maybe it would be better to simply start the lawsuit in Beijing directly. Once you book a free consultation, you can get legal advice from a lawyer about these questions.
Property Acquired In China
We have seen families fall apart because of property lawsuits after someone dies. People need to decide how much money they are willing to walk away from to protect a relationship. If someone runs away with $400,000, are they really a relationship worth keeping? When a surviving spouse remarries, and the money goes to the new spouse instead of the child, that can cause problems. Sometimes it’s best to use lawsuits to fight for your rights!
Keep in mind, you will have a limited period of time to start a lawsuit after someone dies. You should be able to first find out in the will. Then you can see if everything happens as it was meant to. If things go wrong, then it’s time to speak to a lawyer right away. The longer you wait, the harder it will be to collect money. Once people have the money in their bank accounts, they might try and hide it. Chinese people are experts at moving money around and hiding assets.
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