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Inheritance law

In the course of their lives, many people deal with the question of how their assets can be transferred and preserved in an orderly and secure manner. Without a will or a contract of inheritance, the legal succession applies in the event of death, but this may not be ideal for the specific family and asset situation, especially if business assets are involved. We help you – in close coordination with tax advisors – in the individual and planned structuring of the succession through wills or inheritance contracts.

In addition, we draft and notarize transfer agreements if individual assets are to be passed on within the family during one’s lifetime by way of anticipated succession. After an inheritance, we assist relatives in applying for certificates of inheritance, contracts for the settlement of estates, contracts for the fulfillment of legacies, as well as inheritance proposals.

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Dr. Gerrit Wenz
Dr. Michael Schüller
+49 211 – 513444-0
Eine Urkunde des Notariats, auf der ein Stift liegt

Specifically, we undertake the following activities in the field of inheritance law:

  • Designing the succession through wills and inheritance contracts
  • Anticipated succession / gifts
  • Inheritance and compulsory portion waiver agreements
  • Acceptance of applications for certificates of inheritance as well as applications for the granting of European certificates of inheritance
  • Inheritance settlement contracts
  • Contracts for the fulfillment of legacies
  • Compulsory portion regulations after the inheritance
  • Inheritance strikes

Other fields of activity

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Real estate law

Purchase agreements, transfer agreements …
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Company law

GmbH, KG, AG …
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Family law

Prenuptial agreements, provident documents …
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Apostilles, legalizations …
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Powers of attorney, certifications …

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