Inheritance law settles company succession
The Germans inherited about two trillion Euros during the past decade. Especially entrepreneurs appreciate the advantages of inheritance law: In case of death, the law helps them to conserve their lifework and to settle their company succession. In order to avoid disputes between surviving dependants, the inheritance shall be settled clearly and in time. Our law firm provides advice in all legal and fiscal matters – and, therefore, helps to implement our client’s particular wishes with respect to their inheritance and company succession.
Disposition making in the lifetime
Sensible and cautious testators make important dispositions in time. Our law firm provides clients with support in decisions regarding their assets and company succession. Thanks to our advice, our clients can safeguard all values and assets for their heirs, which are entitled to them. In addition, an entrepreneur is able to protect his or her company by a clearly regulated company succession.
Considered decisions on inheritance and company succession
We take time with each client to develop the first steps. Please contact our law firm and inform us about your wishes for the future and how you would like to spend your old age. Additionally, we clarify with you what shall happen after your company partner’s death, how the inheritance shall be distributed, and how the company succession shall be settled after the surviving company partner died.
Testaments offer a wide choice of variants
Besides the testament as an unilateral order, there are further options to determined inheritance and company succession. The contract of inheritance is a bilateral transaction. A joint will is useful for spouses and registered civil partnerships. Bequests and obligations are possible appendices, by which certain persons can be taken into consideration. For company succession and inheritances exist numerous variants, which depend on different regulations:
- entitlement of surviving spouse to inherit
- legal succession
- claim to compulsory portion
We provide advice in case of succession
In a case of succession, we are pleased to respond to all your emerging issues. There are many legal subjects which require a soundly professional consultancy:
- claims during and after a divorce
- refusal of an inheritance
- certificate of inheritance
- declaration of inheritance (Feststellung der Erbmasse)
- assertion of claims arising from a mature life insurance
- sensible and fair regulation of a company succession
- excessive indebtedness of the inheritance
- limitation of hereditary rights