These are the issues

Services

Typical questions
Areas of activity
  • Consultations in drafting wills

  • Enforcement of inheritance claims

  • Estate disputes

  • Consulting - contract creation

  • Tax treatment and configuration

  • Negotiation management and process management

  • Public relations

Inheritance • legacy • provisional heir • reversionary heir • substitute heir • preferential legacy • compulsory part supplement • renouncement • testamentary incapacity • testament • contract of inheritance • conditions • legal heir • unworthiness to inherit • co-heirs • liability • for liabilities of the estate • testament contesting • community of heirs • spouse's testament • certificate of inheritance • European Certificate of Succession • testament opening • testament execution • foundation by reason of death

  • Formally valid testament

  • What is to be considered

  • How can a deposited testament be changed

  • Where can a testament be deposited

  • Without testament - who inherits what

  • How to get your compulsory part

  • Disinherison - with what consequences

  • Renouncement of inheritance - the consequences

  • Binds a spouse's testament forever

  • How to combine inheritance and legacies

  • Tax exemption for spouse and children

  • What is the inheritance tax

  • Can a testament be challenged

  • What rights does a co-heir have

  • Over-indebted estates - what to do

  • For what is the heir liable

  • Who uses the executor of the will

  • Benefits and activities of the executor

  • Can the estate be protected against attacks

  • Real estate abroad - which law applies

  • German testator lives e.g. in Spain - which law applies

In inheritance law

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