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V. Consequences of Revocation (Annulment)
(653 words)

Volume V: Succession | Chapter 5 (2018): Revocation of Wills

Completed January 2017

Talia Einhorn

130. Revocation of entire will. – Upon revocation of the whole testament, the testator will be considered to have died intestate, unless an old testament has been revived as a result of that revocation.

131. Partial revocation. – The situation is more complicated when it is only some provisions of the testament that are revoked. Should the affected part be inherited by heirs taking upon intestacy or should it be inherited by other heirs instituted a…

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Talia Einhorn, “V. Consequences of Revocation (Annulment)”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 26 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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