A hiker on a mountain top stares into the distance. A succession or inheritance disputes often appear as an insuperable mountain. Dr. Hosser, specialist lawyer for inheritance law, supports his clients to manage the exertions.

Welcome at the Specialist Law Firm for Inheritance Law

The team of lawyer Dr. Hosser consults you mainly in the following areas:

  • Inheriting and bequeathing of assets
  • Anticipated succession and transfer of assets by gifts and transfer contracts
  • Inheritance disputes including any estate litigation in Germany
  • Corporate litigation
  • International cases of succession with international aspects
  • German inheritance tax and German gift tax issues
  • International inheritance tax and international gift tax when donations are taxed

Our hearts beat for these legal areas and we can refer to a long-term experience and expert knowledge in each of them.

Our law firm has offices in Karlsruhe and Mannheim in Germany.

German attorney-at-law, specialist lawyer for inheritance law and also for tax law Dr. Hosser, TEP, consults middle-sized companies, private clients and entrepreneurs personally, individually and with special consideration of tax-related issues. Dr. Hosser is also Trust and Estate Practitioner, i.e. a full member of STEP Ltd., which illustrates his special experience with international inheritance law matters.

Besides his two German certified lawyer titles, he is also Certified Consultant for Company Succession (zentUma, German registered assocation) and an executor for last wills (DVEV, German registered assocation).

Beyond the purely legal issues, German attorney-at-law and lawyer Dr. Hosser and his team devote themselves in particular to the interests and concerns of law firm’s clients. You place your trust in us, and in return we do our best for you to show you ways how you can achieve your legal goals and often, we can provide solutions.

Despite the Corona crisis we are there for you, even though with amended framework conditions. To protect our clients and ourselves, we stick to a strict hygiene concept and provide the technical facilities so that we can communicate with you via telephone or video conferences. We are happy to invite you to inform you about our law firm’s consulting offers.

In our altogether two offices of our law firm, situated in the southwest of Germany – namely Karlsruhe and Mannheim – we consult in particular in these fields:

  • drafting of last wills and testaments, inheritance contracts, gift und transfer contracts
  • inheritance disputes out of court and begore German courts, including adversary proceedings for a German certificate of inheritance, or a certificate of executorship,
  • application proceedings for a German certificate of inheritance, estate settlement and German distribution of the inheritance,
  • inheritances with international dimensions, among others accompaniment of the estate settlement abroad,
  • consultation on company succession,
  • corporate litigation including legal proceedings and out of court-negotiations,
  • national and international German inheritance tax law and German gift tax law, and
  • inheritance tax law-related administrative procedures and financial court proceedings before German fiscal courts.

Our law firm is specialized on the legal consultation in the areas inheriting and bequeathing, international inheritance law and international succession, company succession, German inheritance tax law, gift tax law as well as asset protection under German law.

We consult you in a national as well as international context in German and English.

Our legal services in the areas of inheritance law, and successions are also presented in our image video below.

Orientation guide for the settling and administration of an estate in Germany


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Dr. Marcus Hosser TEP (Trust and Estate Practitioner) – Specialist inheritance lawyer.
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