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We are specialists in inheritance law and provide tax effective advice in respect of business succession, the administration of estates, the distribution of assets and trustee services. We have experience in cross-border inheritance matters with individuals and businesses in Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the USA.
Our lawyers provide advice to business owners and their successors regarding planning and implementing a business succession strategy in a tax optimized and affordable manner.
We are experienced in providing advice on the administration of estates. This includes assisting executors, administrators and beneficiaries in respect of legal and tax administration, including dealing with banks, tax offices, former creditors and the Probate Court. We represent our clients in Court and in alternative dispute resolution such as mediation.
Our lawyers provide structural advice and draft wills to ensure that the assets of our clients are distributed in accordance with their wishes and in a tax efficient manner. We draft inheritance contracts and spousal contracts for individuals and businesses. We also develop risk prevention measures to ensure businesses continue to operate in the event of a sudden death or illness.
We also provide trustee services for our clients. This is an executor or administrator of our clients´will in respect of assets and liabilties in Germany.
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