Legal representation and assistance in Inheritance Law

Navigating Portuguese Inheritance Law Made Easier for You


Welcome to F+AS Ferraz e Aguiar Soares, Sociedade de Advogados, your trusted partner in navigating the complexities of Portuguese inheritance law. As a non-resident, dealing with inheritance matters in Portugal can be a daunting experience. We’re here to provide expert guidance and comprehensive legal assistance to ensure the process is as smooth as possible.


More Than 20 Years Of Experience


We are dedicated to legal practice that specializes in providing services and advice related to Portuguese inheritance law. Our team comprises qualified lawyers who are experts in Portuguese inheritance law and have an in-depth understanding of local regulations and procedures. As inheritance law specialists, we offer comprehensive services that cater to both corporate and individual clients, including assistance in estate administration, inheritance disputes resolution, drafting and interpretation of wills, among others.


Our Expert Legal Services


Our legal team specializes in Portuguese inheritance law, offering services tailored for non-residents. We provide comprehensive guidance and assistance in various areas including:

  • Detailed explanation of Portuguese inheritance law
  • Assistance in the administration of the deceased’s estate
  • Dispute resolution among heirs
  • Preparation and submission of all necessary legal documents
  • Court representation, if necessary


Our legal solutions cover:


Process of mortis causa transmission

The legal procedure by which the property and rights of a deceased person are transferred to their heirs or legatees.


Divisions of estate

Assistance in splitting and allocation of a deceased person's estate among the rightful heirs or beneficiaries according to the will or law.


Judicial and extrajudicial inventory

Drafting a formal listing of all assets belonging to a deceased's estate, conducted through court (judicial) or out of court (extrajudicial) to facilitate distribution.


Drafting and Review of Last Wills

Our experts assist in drafting a Last Will that clearly articulates your wishes and adheres to Portuguese legal standards, ensuring its acceptance and enforcement when needed.


Processes related to headship

Assistance in Legal procedures dealing with the responsibilities of the family head, including financial management and potential replacement if necessary.


Legal Advice

We provide expert legal advice to ensure you understand the consequences of your decisions, the implications of Portuguese inheritance law, and the ways to minimize potential inheritance disputes.


Executor Assistance

We can provide advice and assistance to those appointed as executors of a will, guiding them through their responsibilities and the process of estate administration in accordance with Portuguese law.

Portuguese Bar Association

Fixed Flat Fees

Offices Lisboa + Porto

Bilingual contracts

Decades of Background

Proxy by Power of Attorney