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Crofting Matters – Succession

Crofting legislation is fairly complicated and its no different when it comes to succession! Brian Inkster, well-known crofting law specialist, takes us through different scenarios and highlights what to watch out for when it comes to passing on a croft.

We cover:

Terminology such as Executor, Testate and Intestate
Wills and witness signatures
Procedure for a Straightforward tenancy with a will in place
Moveable items
Splitting a croft to leave to different people
Owner occupied crofts
Deemed crofts
Heritable and moveable

Related FAS Resources

Succession Planning – Crofting | Helping farmers in Scotland | Farm Advisory Service (

Related Resources

Crofting Law | Inksters Solicitors

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