Law of Inheritance

Course Code: 
LAW 201
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
2
Lab: 
1
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
2
Course Language: 
Türkçe
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to explain the basics of Turkish law of inheritance and the rules regarding distribution of the estate, together with the division of matrimonial property.
Course Content: 

This course covers issues such as the determination of legal inheritors and beneficiaries, types of testate succession (wills and agreement of inheritance, official inventory of the estate, partition and distribution of the estate and its comparison with the division of matrimonial property.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Case study / practical course
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, B: Presentation C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1) Students who successfully complete this course will be able to identify the relationship between legal inheritors and beneficiaries, 1,3,4,5,6,10 1,2,3 A
2) Wills, Agreements of Inheritance and their effects on distribution of estate 2,3,5,10,11 1,2,3,4 A
3) Distribution of estate and its relationship with the division of matrimonial property 2,3,5,9,10 1,2,3,4 A

 

 

Course Flow

Week Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction  
2 Legal Heirs  
3 Legal Heirs  
4 Requirements as to form in testate succession  
5 Merits of wills and agreements of inheritance  
6 Merits of wills and agreements of inheritance  
7 MIDTERM EXAM  
8 The Concept of Estate  
9 Request for the official inventory of the estate  
10 Measures to be taken to protect the estate  
11 Action for distribution of the estate by court  
12 Action for distribution of the estate by court  
13 Division of Matrimonial Property  
14 The effect of the divison of matrimonial property on heirship  

 

 

Recommended Sources

Textbook Rona Serozan/B. İlkay Engin, Miras Hukuku, 3rd edition, İstanbul 2011.
Additional Resources Mustafa Dural/Turgut Öz, Miras Hukuku, 6th edition, İstanbul  2012.

 

 

Material Sharing

Documents  
Assignments  
Exams  

 

 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 100
Total   100
CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE   60
CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE   40
Total   100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY Expertise/Field Courses

 

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Ability to comprehend, solve, and to attain analytical and critical thought processes         X
2 Within the ambit of lifelong learning, to direct continuous renewal and cultivation of knowledge attained in the field of law       X  
3 To master legal resources and legal precedents; to be able to conduct comparative legal analyses in national and international legal arenas       X  
4 To improve settlement options; to implement creative and innovative solutions         X
5 To be equippet with comprehensive and comparative knowledge gained through the study of law, enabling the transfer of this knowledge into the social and economic fields. To attain analytical thinking between cross disciplines   X      
6 To attain the ability to comprehend and solve legal problems pertaining to global economy   X      
7 To obtain knowledge of current legal subjects, through the aid of the English language   X      
8 To be able to utilize proficiency at an intermediate level foreign language     X    
9 To attain professional and scientific ethical tenants in the field of law, as well as in society at large         X
10 To attain the ability to write, speak and listen effectively, in the field of law         X
11 To be open-minded, to be tolerant of different ideas, to be constructive, to have self-confidence, and to be responsible both during individual studies and/or during team studies. To work effectively and efficiently         X

 

 

ECTS

Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 1 14
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Final examination 1 1 1
Total Work Load     58
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     2,32
ECTS Credit of the Course      2