COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Law of Heritage
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 308
Spring
3
0
3
5
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course aims to offer a general knowledge about the heritage of legator. Basic principles and notions of law of heritage, appointed legatee and legal inheritor, types of testamentary disposition and power of disposition on the heritage of legator, limits of this power, partition of heritage and leaving heritage will be covered.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to explain basic principles and notions of heritage law
  • In the light of the basic principles of the identification of inheritors, will be able to determine of who can be inheritors and what distributive shares will be
  • Will be able to determine the types of testamentary dispositions and the limits of the power of the dispotisiton of the heritafe of legator
  • Will be able to explain basic principles of legating and portion of the inheritance
  • Will be able to examine court decisions in the field of inheritage law
Course Content Basic notions and principles of inheritage law, notions of legator and inheritor (the distinction between legal heir and appointed legatee), legal heirship, (parental system and basic principles related, heirship of surviving spouse, heirship of adopted child, heirship of the state), notion and types of testamentary disposition, inheritors with reserved portions, reserved portions and action for reduction, transfer of the estate and partition of the estate.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Definition and Function of Inheritance Law - Basic Principles Regarding Legal Arrangement of Inheritance Law and Tendencies of Inheritance Law - Sources of Inheritance Law Related parts of the sources
2 Basic Principles of Turkish Inheritance Law - Content of the Inheritance Law and Basic Notions Related parts of the sources
3 Inheritors - Distinction Between Legal Inheritor and Appointed Inheritor - Legal Inheritors ( Heir of the Blood, Parental System, Heir of the Adopted Child) Related parts of the sources
4 Heir of the Surviving Spouse - Escheatage Related parts of the sources
5 Heirs with Reserved Portion - Notion of Reserved Portion - Ratio of Reserved Portions Related parts of the sources
6 Action for Reduction - Savings Subject to Reduction - Rank in Reduction - Types of Savings with Reduction Specialities Related parts of the sources
7 Case Study Related parts of the sources
8 Mid Term Exam
9 Notions and Types of Testamentary Dispositions - Power of Disposition - Formal Testamentary Dispositions Related parts of the sources
10 Types of Testamentary Dispositions Materially Related parts of the sources
11 Interpretation of Testamentary Disposition - Cancellation of Testamentary Disposition Related parts of the sources
12 Descent of the Heritage - Conditions to be Inheritor Related parts of the sources
13 Conclusion of the Descent - Administration of the Estate - Disclaimer of the Inheritance - Official Liquidation - Action for the Recovery of the Heirship Related parts of the sources
14 Partition of the Estate - Community of Heirs Related parts of the sources
15 Equalization of the Partition - Conclusion of the Partition Related parts of the sources
16 Case Study Related parts of the sources
Course Textbooks
References Öztan, Bilge, Miras Hukuku (Tablolar ve Örneklerle), Ankara, 2014; Serozan, Rona / Engin, Baki İlkay, Miras Hukuku, Ankara, 2014.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
40
Final / Oral Exam
1
60
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
40
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
60
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
15
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
12
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
15
Final / Oral Exam
1
25
    Total
118

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To solve problems, to have analytical and holistic viewpoint and to develop strategic thinking as a principle in the field of law X
2 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to critique what they have already learn in the field of law, adopting lifelong learning and continuously developing themselves X
3 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to analyze and interpret their academic knowledge and express their solutions regarding legal problems both oral and written X
4 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to understand the legal concepts and ideas in both national and multinational settings and practice cross disciplinary and comparative analysis X
5 To be aware of principles of social, occupational, and legal ethics X
6 To create solutions with creative and innovative motives when coming across with unexpected legal situations, and be able to apply the academic gain during new and unconventional occasions X
7 Acquiring leadership qualifications and applying them successfully X
8 Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, vulnerable to criticism and having self confidence X
9 To be able to reach the latest scientific resources, court decisions and other sources of law and be able to transfer the academic knowledge to real life with both national and international thinking X
10 To know and act according to the social, scientific and ethical values under any circumstances such as data collection, interpretation, announcing and practicing regarding legal, social and political progress X
11 To be able to use a foreign language as fluent as possible for both pursuing the legal information and court decisions and developing proper communication with colleagues from other countries, ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1) X
12 Above average in both written and spoken of a second foreign language X
13 Able to use computer programs and technology to an adequate level required by the field of law ("European Computer Driving License", Advanced Level") X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest