Succession of assets located in Brazil

The succession of assets located in Brazil is one of the most inquired topic nowadays. First of all, article 10 of the Law of Introduction to the Norms of Brazilian Law (Decree-Law nº 4.657/42), establishes the general rule according to which the succession of property by death obeys the law of the country in which the deceased was domiciled, regardless of the nature and location of the property.