German Inheritance law is an emotional and legal challenge for most, and for legal laymen an area with many legal pitfalls.

We provide legal advice if you wish to manage your estate in a legally effective manner or if you wish to enforce or defend claims as an heir or person entitled to a compulsory portion, as experienced lawyers, specialist attorneys and notaries.

We specialize in inheritance law and advise individuals and entrepreneurs in the framing of their wills, heirs who have to unwind legal estates, and disinherited descendants who have to enforce their statutory claim for a compulsory portion of the estate in all matters concerning inheritance law, always looking effectively after your best interests.

We provide competent legal advice on:

  • Drafting of wills
  • Drafting of inheritance contracts and agreements relating to the distribution of estate assets
  • Anticipated succession: transfer agreements and deeds of gift
  • Third party beneficiary contracts upon death
  • Corporate Succession
  • Certificates of Inheritance
  • Compulsory portion matters
  • Entitlement to information
  • Resolving contested estate distributions
  • International inheritance law
  • Inheritance tax law
  • Execution of wills
  • General and post-mortem power of attorney, health care proxy



Your contacts concerning Inheritance law:

Matthias Fontaine
Rechtsanwalt und Notar
Fachanwalt für Steuerrecht
Wirtschaftsmediator
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Dr. Nicolas W. Fontaine
Rechtsanwalt und Notar
Fachanwalt für Erbrecht
Zertifizierter Testamentsvollstrecker (AGT)
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