Marital Property Planning in a Belgian Nutshell

OVER ERVEN: LIBER AMICORUM PROF. COENE, pp. 473-498, Kluwer, 2006

21 Pages Posted: 30 Jan 2011  

Alain Laurent P. G. Verbeke

University of Leuven, Director Rector Roger Dillemans Family Property Law Institute, Codirector Institute for Contract Law, Codirector Leuven Center for Notary Law; Harvard Law School; University of Leuven, Faculty of Psychology; Tilburg Law School Department of Private Law and TISCO; Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) - Católica Global School of Law; Greenille by Laga

Date Written: July 30, 2006

Abstract

This paper analyses Belgian marital property law from an estate planning perspective. After a brief analysis of the default legal community regime, the focus is on contracts of community and separation of property and several clauses and techniques in such contracts to further planning objectives of sorts.

Keywords: Marital Property Law, Community Property, Separation of Property, Participation clauses, Marital Contract

JEL Classification: K11, K12

Suggested Citation

Verbeke, Alain Laurent P. G., Marital Property Planning in a Belgian Nutshell (July 30, 2006). OVER ERVEN: LIBER AMICORUM PROF. COENE, pp. 473-498, Kluwer, 2006. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1750978

Alain Laurent P. G. Verbeke (Contact Author)

University of Leuven, Director Rector Roger Dillemans Family Property Law Institute, Codirector Institute for Contract Law, Codirector Leuven Center for Notary Law ( email )

Tiensestraat 41
Leuven, 3000
Belgium
003216325203 (Phone)
003216325296 (Fax)

HOME PAGE: http://www.law.kuleuven.be/fvr

Harvard Law School ( email )

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United States

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University of Leuven, Faculty of Psychology

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Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant 3000
Belgium

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Tilburg Law School Department of Private Law and TISCO ( email )

Tilburg, 5000 LE
Netherlands

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Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) - Católica Global School of Law

Lisboa
Portugal

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