Emerging Trends in the Law of Succession in Kenya

Posted: 5 Oct 2021 Last revised: 28 Dec 2021

Date Written: October 3, 2021


Family has been the basic unit of the society as espoused under article 45 of the constitution of Kenya. On the other hand the law of succession is greatly shaped by the laws governing family including marriage and children laws. As such with changes in the family structures and lass the law of succession has greatly shifted towards a positive direction to incorporate children born out of wedlock and cohabiting partners.

Keywords: Succession

Suggested Citation

Shamallah, Marion, Emerging Trends in the Law of Succession in Kenya (October 3, 2021). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3935192

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