The law office for inheritance law in Bremen specialises in inheritance law and mediation, and acts on behalf of clients in various countries with respect to all inheritance law matters. Furthermore, as a lawyer for inheritance law in Bremen, Dr. jur. Kasten also acts for clients needing legal representation based on the EU Succession Regulation.

He advises testators in connection with all inheritance law issues that may arise in the context of drawing up a will. In addition, questions concerning provisions for business succession or the inheritance of corporate shares after death can be clarified. Drawing up a contract of inheritance, an inheritance disclaimer or provisions concerning gifts during a person’s lifetime are also fields of activity of the law office. Moreover, the lawyer for inheritance law advises clients on matters related to legacies.

For the heirs, the lawyer for inheritance law is the point of contact for all inheritance-related issues. The question often arises as to whether an inheritance should be accepted or disclaimed, how the compulsory share entitlement, Section 2303 BGB (German Civil Code), is to be calculated and whether there are any rights to augmentation of the compulsory share, Section 2325 BGB. Another important aspect for the heirs is legal advice concerning the limitation of liability with respect to the estate, the administration of the estate and the settlement of a joint inheritance.

The focus on inheritance law coupled with mediation gives clients the opportunity to achieve goal-oriented solutions to inheritance law issues.

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Lawyer for Succession

A well thought-out, structured and comprehensive last will or inheritance contract will ensure that the deceased's last will is implemented according to his own ideas and is not subject to interpretation by court. For this purpose, and for all questions of succession law an advise by a lawyer for succession is recommended.

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Law of Succession / Inheritance Law

Lawyer Dr. jur Christian Kasten advises in all questions of inheritance and succession law. These include the structure of a last will or inheritance contract, the right of compulsory share law, donations, corporate succession, foundations and settlement of claims of inheritance communities.

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Conflicts in succession arise both at the level of the deceased to the heirs and at the level of the heirs themselves. In contrast to a dispute in court, mediation offers the possibility of reaching consensual solutions.

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