Inheritance law

The coming years will be marked by a generational change in a large number of companies. A wrong strategic decision can lead to considerable financial losses, even to a business crisis threatening the existence of the company.

Our lawyers specialized in this field concentrate mainly on asset succession and structuring the succession in family-owned companies, including advice in tax matters. Our key areas in the field of inheritance law are:

  • Advice on the structuring of wills and inheritance contracts
  • Donations, especially with regard to tax implications
  • Advice in the event of a succession
  • Execution of a will
  • Liquidation of communities of heirs through partition
  • Pursuit of claims to a compulsory portion and the augmentation of this compulsory portion
  • Inheritance certificate procedures
  • Inheritance tax law

Who to contact:

Irmtraud Wendland

Rechtsanwältin, Senior Partner

Jürgen Michels

Rechtsanwalt, Steuerberater, Associate