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Obtaining a copy of the Will of a Belgian citizen who died in 2020

Question

On behalf of my fiancee, I wish to obtain a copy of her father's will. She is not well at the moment, so I am doing this for her.
I need to know the proper procedure please.

anon

Easiest thing to do is contact the notaire who is handling the estate.

Mar 22, 2021 15:59
becasse

Remember that he may not have made a will. Belgian law provides a fall-back situation that suits plenty of Belgians so they don't go to the bother (and relatively minor expense) of making a will.

Mar 22, 2021 16:56
kasseistamper

There are strict rules under Belgian law detailing what you can do with your estate so many (most, even) don't make a will but, whether or not he has made one, there will still have had to be a notaris involved.

Mar 22, 2021 17:09