can somebody clearyfy the french droit de retour legal? I inherited recently 2 properties in France which were donated to my late husband from his parents in 1986. My 86 yrs old father in law has usifree and now wish to use his droit the retour legal to take back 1/8 of the properties, and expects me to compensate him at the same time. Who has to pay compensation to whom in this case?
State/Country relating to Question: France
The french lawyers representing me are trying to make me sign a document where I have to compensate my father in law when he uses his droit de retour with 1/8 of the properties value and sign to that the lawyers has made everything clair to me and that I agree that they cannot be held responsible for anything.
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Donation of 2 peoerties in France given to my late husband from his parents in 1986. They have usifree/the right to use the properties. My late husband's mother died a few months after the donations. My husband died in Jan, 2011 and according to his testament I am his sole heir. The Notary has spent almost a year to come up with a document where my father in law, now 86 yrs old, wants to use his droit de retour (1/8 of each property). Does he have to compensate me for 1/8 or do I have to compensate him - as the Notary claims. What does french law say in these cases?
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Relist: I still need help.I didnt receive any answer to my question. Is there nobody out there who can explain how "droit de retour" works and if the one who uses his droit the retour has to pay compensation to get parts of the property back?
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