Civil marriage, as such, is not provided for by law.So-called union of those who live together and maintain a common household without going to the registry office.People live together, buy property, to bear and raise children, not thinking about the future and the legal consequences of such cohabitation.

problems arise when one spouse dies suddenly.

Who has the right to inherit

According to the law, applicants for an inheritance, in the first place are: the spouse of the deceased, his parents and children.Boyfriend spouse is not, therefore, on the civilian husband or wife would not be subject to the Civil Code of Russia in terms of inheritance by law.This means that a person who has lived with the deceased, perhaps for decades, can all lose.

Well, if unmarried children were born.Part of the property they can get.The rest can get other
relatives who have the first right of inheritance by law.

Testamentary succession

If you and your spouse live in a civil marriage, and not going to the registrar, for the realization of the right to inherit the best testament to draw on each other.It is important to keep in mind one important detail: a compulsory share of inheritance.

It relies a disabled heir, who was dependent on the deceased and living together with him on the day of his death.Disability, by law, are considered to be minors, senior citizens, disabled citizens found incompetent, etc.These persons have the right to receive an obligatory share, regardless of whether it was written a will or not. refuse compulsory share in the inheritance law does not allow.

If you have a roommate chance to inherit

Except with the will, the civilian spouse may try to get a legacy by appealing to the court to declare the property acquired joint ownership and his section in nature.This question is difficult, require compelling evidence that civilian spouses were common household and acquired the disputed property to public money. testimony will not be enough.It will take a written confirmation that the husband and wife have a mutual right to property.
Similar lawsuits have in the judicial practice, but rather an exception to the rule.

until July 8, 1944 Institute of civil marriages has been officially recognized by the state.At the time, many were married life without painting, and, moreover, were common religious marriages.If a husband and wife began to live together until the specified date, then a court can recognize the fact of finding them in the marriage relationship and get their share of the inheritance.

Other options for obtaining property by inheritance after the civil marriage does not.We can only advise couples to marry, or to issue a testament to register the property in equal shares to each.