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There are 28 services for Inheritance, estates and wills

Inheritance, estates and wills

Those who put their estate in order while they are alive spare their loved ones a number of issues in the case of their death and reduce the formalities that survivors will have to deal with at a difficult time of grieving. Here you will find information and contacts at public authorities regarding inheritance, wills and estates.

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Apply for a certificate of inheritance

You inherited. If you now want to dispose of the inheritance, in many cases a certificate of inheritance is required so that you can identify yourself in business transactions....

Apply for a green gun ownership card as an heir

If you have inherited weapons and/or ammunition, you must apply to the relevant weapons authority within one month for permission to continue possessing the weapons.

Apply for a joint certificate of inheritance for prior or subsequent heirs with a limited scope

A joint certificate of inheritance can be issued for several heirs. Each co-heir can apply for a joint certificate of inheritance. It shows whether there is a prior and subsequent inheritance. If parts of the estate are located abroad, it can be restricted in terms of subject matter.

Apply for a separation of heirs

If a deceased person has been inherited by several persons, then the law does not assign different objects to each individual. All heirs participate with their share in the asset...

Apply for custody of the will

A disposition of property upon death, for example a will, is placed in special official safekeeping at the local court during the person's lifetime. The custody data is transmitted electronically by the local court or notary's office to the Central Register of Wills and registered there.

Applying for a certificate of sole inheritance due to statutory succession

If you are the sole heir according to statutory succession, you can apply to the probate court for a sole heir certificate to prove your status as an heir.

Applying for a certificate of sole inheritance on the basis of a will

If you have accepted your inheritance, you will often need proof of your status as an heir. If you are the sole heir according to a will or inheritance contract, you can apply for a sole heir certificate.

Applying for a certificate of sole inheritance with limited objectivity

If you are the sole heir, you will often need a certificate of inheritance as proof of your inheritance rights. You can have this limited to the estate in Germany if the estate is located both in Germany and abroad.

Applying for a joint certificate of inheritance

The probate court can issue a so-called joint certificate of inheritance for several heirs. Each co-heir can apply for a joint certificate of inheritance.

Applying for a joint certificate of inheritance

The probate court can also issue a so-called joint certificate of inheritance for several heirs. Each co-heir can apply for a joint certificate of inheritance.

Applying for a joint certificate of inheritance according to intestate succession

The probate court can also issue a so-called joint certificate of inheritance for several heirs. Each co-heir can apply for a joint certificate of inheritance.

Applying for a joint certificate of inheritance based on a will

The probate court can also issue a so-called joint certificate of inheritance for several testamentary heirs. Each co-heir can apply for a joint certificate of inheritance.

Applying for a joint certificate of inheritance for prior or subsequent heirs

The probate court can also issue a so-called joint certificate of inheritance for several heirs. Each co-heir can apply for a joint certificate of inheritance. If there is a prior and subsequent inheritance, this is indicated on the certificate of inheritance.

Applying for a joint certificate of inheritance limited to specific items

The probate court can also issue a so-called joint certificate of inheritance for several heirs. Each co-heir can apply for a joint certificate of inheritance. This can be restricted in terms of subject matter if parts of the estate are located abroad.

Applying for a joint certificate of inheritance on the basis of a will

The probate court can also issue a so-called joint certificate of inheritance for several heirs. Each testamentary co-heir can apply for a joint certificate of inheritance.

Applying for a joint certificate of inheritance on the basis of intestate succession

The probate court can also issue a so-called joint certificate of inheritance for several heirs. Each co-heir can apply for a joint certificate of inheritance.

Applying for a joint certificate of partial inheritance for prior or subsequent heirs

The probate court can also issue a so-called joint certificate of inheritance for several heirs. Each co-heir can apply for a joint certificate of inheritance. If there is a prior and subsequent inheritance, this is indicated on the certificate of inheritance.

Applying for a joint certificate of partial inheritance for prior or subsequent heirs with limited objectivity

A joint certificate of inheritance can also be issued for several heirs; each co-heir can apply for one. If there is a prior and subsequent inheritance, the certificate of inheritance will indicate this. It can be restricted in terms of subject matter if parts of the estate are located abroad.

Applying for a joint certificate of partial inheritance limited to specific items

The probate court can also issue a so-called joint certificate of inheritance for several heirs. Each co-heir can apply for a joint certificate of inheritance. This can be restricted in terms of subject matter if parts of the estate are located abroad.

Applying for a minimum joint certificate of inheritance

The probate court can also issue a so-called joint minimum certificate of inheritance for several heirs. Each co-heir can apply for a joint minimum certificate of inheritance.

Collecting a single heir certificate

If it subsequently transpires that the heir named in the certificate of inheritance is not the real heir, the certificate of inheritance can be revoked.

Concluding an inheritance contract

In addition to drawing up a will, there are also cases when it is better to conclude a contract of inheritance. You can also determine the transfer of your assets in the...

Have the waiver of inheritance notarized

If you do not wish to accept an inheritance, you must declare the renunciation of the inheritance to a notary, have it notarized and submit it to the probate court.

Registering health care proxies and advance care directives in the central register of health care proxies

If you have set up a power of attorney and/or a care directive, you should register it in the Central Register of Lasting Powers of Attorney of the Federal Chamber of Notaries.

Waiving an inheritance

If you have become an heir, you must decide whether to accept or waive the inheritance. You can declare the renunciation of the inheritance to the probate court.

Withdraw joint certificate of inheritance

If it subsequently transpires that the heirs named in the certificate of inheritance are not the real heirs, the certificate of inheritance can be revoked.

Withdraw will

Withdraw a disposition upon death (e.B a will or a contract of inheritance) from special official custody.