A person shall forfeit his right to inherit in any of the following events: (1) Where he has been sentenced to criminal penalty for having intentionally caused or attempted the death of the deceased or of a person entitled to inherit; (2) Where he has, by fraud or by duress, induced the deceased to make, withdraw or alter a will relating to inheritance; (3) Where he has, by fraud or by duress, prevented the deceased from making, withdrawing or altering a will relating to inheritance; (4) Where he has forged, altered, concealed or destroyed the deceased's will relating to inheritance; (5) Where he seriously ill-treated or insulted the deceased and has been forbidden to inherit by the deceased. If, in the cases provided by Subparagraphs 2 to 4 of the preceding Paragraph, the deceased has forgiven the offender, his right to inherit is reassumed.
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