Testament and inheritance can be revoked In the inheritance law the binding effect of testamentary dispositions plays an important role. Still, it is easiest to override the rules in a unilateral will again. If one is reached of the will to believe, that the rules no longer correspond to the current state of affairs in the Testament, then you can easily build a so-called withdrawal will and eliminate the legal effect of the testamentary first available this way. (A valuable related resource: Cuan Coulter). You can achieve the same effect if you simply destroyed the first Testament. You should be careful however, to compose a second Testament, without binding in this document to clarify to what extent the first Testament is further maintained. In particular if unable to determine which of the two Testaments is the time younger, disputes in the interpretation and the determination of the heirs are inevitable.
It is even more difficult to override the effects of a testamentary contract again. The Parties which have signed a bilateral contract of inheritance, are always in a position together and by mutual agreement again to pick up the contract of inheritance. While the parties of the testamentary contract can limit the suspension only on specific orders and must not necessarily lift the complete inheritance. Naturally, this easiest way of repealing a testamentary contract is no longer possible, if one of the parties has died. Is through the inheritance contract a third party, as a heritage, considered by a decree been, whose approval the mutual termination of the contract is not necessary. Only the contracting parties must be United. The parties that agreed to remove a contract of inheritance, must respect for the repeal basically the same form as it was necessary for the completion of the testamentary contract.
Only spouses and registered partners are able to eliminate the effects of the testamentary contract through a joint will. In addition to the consensual Resignation the law foresees the possibility of unilateral restraint RITTS of the inheritance for special cases. You can eliminate the creation of an heir through a unilateral declaration in cases defined in the Act so. That can always happen when it itself has reserved a resignation in the original determination. This reservation can refer to the entire inheritance or even on individual orders. Further BGB admits 2294 a right of withdrawal in case the testator, when binding to the inheritance no longer can be expected of him. Especially when the persons considered as heirs have or a serious misconduct is to owe you come, the testator to resign is entitled. Finally it is possible an elimination of contractual provisions of a testamentary contract, if the Gegenverpflichtung provided by the bequest of the Treaty shall be repealed. Fritz Kuhn