Settling an Estate in Germany - The Erbschein

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Settling an estate under German law is a daunting task even for those who speak German or grew up in the country. The so called Erbschein is probably the most important document you need if you inherit property in Germany. This article provides a brief introduction.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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