Article 1145. Successors of the subsequent turns.
1. If there are no heirs of the first, second and third stages (Articles 1142-1144), relatives of the third, fourth and fifth degrees of kinship who do not belong to the heirs of the preceding queues receive the right to inherit by law. The degree of kinship is determined by the number of births that separate relatives from one another. The birth of the testator himself is not included in this number. 2. In accordance with paragraph 1 of this article are encouraged to inherit: as heirs of the fourth stage relatives of the third degree of kinship - great-grandfather and great-grandmother of the testator; as heirs of the fifth stage, relatives of the fourth degree of kinship are the children of the nephews and nieces of the testator (cousins and granddaughters) and siblings of his grandparents (uncles and grandmothers); As heirs of the sixth stage, relatives of the fifth degree of kinship are children of cousins and granddaughters of the testator (cousins and great-grandchildren), children of his cousins and sisters (cousins and nieces) and children of his cousins and grandparents (cousins and aunts). 3. If there are no heirs to the preceding queues, legacies, stepdaughters, stepfathers and stepmother of the testator are called upon to be inherited as heirs of the seventh stage.
References to other articles of chapter 63. Inheritance by law: