Qatar: Heirs Determination Service Launched by Courts

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Qatar: Heirs Determination Service Launched by Courts

Al-Sharq, 27 August 2023: Qatar’s Supreme Judicial Council has announced it has launched a new service to determine heirs and distribute estate consensually through the Mahakem portal.

The Council has said that the new service has been launched as part of the implementation of Qatar Law No. 4/2023 concerning the distribution of inheritance to facilitate the processes for settling inheritance matters.

Applications must be submitted within the legal term stipulated by the law which is 30 days from the date of death.

The law sets out the rules for distributing the inheritance. These include that the debts of the deceased must be paid off under the supervision of the judge before the distribution of inheritance.

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Tanya Jain