LAW404 Inheritance Law

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
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LAW404 Inheritance Law 3 2 6 Tue 11:00-13:00, Thu 10:00-11:00
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Course Objectives Inheritance law, as a part of civil law, deals with the legal situation commencing with the death of a person. Following his/her death, every person leaves his/her assets to be inherited by his/her successors. Inheritance law covers the issues of the appointment of an heir, testamentary contracts, partition of succession and disinheritance.
Textbook Textbook on Succession, Borkowski A., Oxford University Press 2002. Osnovi nasljednog prava, Drago Bago – Nerimana Traljić – Meliha Povlakić – Zoran Petrović, Sarajevo, 1990.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
    Teaching Methods
    WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
    Week 1 Subject of Inheritance, its Historical and Sociological Basis, its Advancement Dynamics and its Resources p. 5-16
    Week 2 Main Properties and Principles of Inheritance Law p. 17-27
    Week 3 Basic Concepts of Inheritance Law p. 17-27
    Week 4 Statutory Heirs - Statutory Entitlement p. 41-52
    Week 5 Disposable Part of the Testator and the Role of Abatement p. 53-69
    Week 6 Discretionary Heirs appointed by the Testamentary Dispositions of the Testator - Formal Requirements of Testamentary Dispositions: Wills and Succession Contracts p. 71-92
    Week 7 MIDTERM EXAM /
    Week 8 Discretionary Heirs appointed by the Testamentary Dispositions of the Testator - Formal Requirements of Testamentary Dispositions: Wills and Succession Contracts p. 71-92
    Week 9 Types of Dispositions: Specially Naming of Heirs and Legacy p. 28.39
    Week 10 Other Types of Dispositions p. 28-39
    Week 11 Interpretation and Declaration of Invalidity of Dispositions p. 28-39
    Week 12 Commencement of Succession and Vesting of the Estate – Right to Renounce - Action for Recovery of Inheritance p. 105-119
    Week 13 Community of Heirs prior to Division p. 99-104
    Week 14 Liquidation of Community of Heirs / Division of the Estate p. 120-125
    Week 15 Court procedure after the death of the person p. 105-125
    Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
    Final Exam 1 40 1-5
    Semester Evaluation Compenents
    Class participation 1 5 1-5
    Mid-term exam 1 30 1-5
    Homework 1 20 4
    Presentation 1 5 1-5
    ***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
     Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
    Lecture hours 3 15 45 Home study 1 15 15
    Homework 15 1 15 Mid-term Exam Study 30 1 30
    Presentation 5 1 5 Final Exam Study 40 1 40
            Total Workload Hours = 150
    *T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
    Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 06/11/2020
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