The Legal Trinity

EXPERTISE, REPRESENTATION AND FIELDWORK

I   Areas of law / specific situations our firm can be of assistance in (non exhaustive):

• legal advice regarding the acceptance, settlement and distribution of the estate;

• determining the whether an executor/administrator is acting within his scope of competence;

• collecting a monetary claim you have in your capacity of creditor of the estate or an heir;

• acting as a subsitute executor/administrator or certified liquidator by proxy (SCE);

• acting as a court appointed liquidator (lodging of an application initiating proceedings by a barrister);

• locating and recovering misappropriated property on behalf of Jewish families among others.

II   Acting as your representative before the cantonal court:

• in order to determine the size of a claim deriving from the passing of the first parent;

• to be granted the power to execute an act of conveyance and consumption in cases of usufruct;

• in order to have the executor/administrator relieved of his duties;

• for the heirs to be granted the power of disposition;

• with regard to the executor/administrator determining which assets are to be sold and in what fashion;

• to have the court set a date before which a share of the estate has to either be renounced or accepted;

• to be given permission to accept the inheritance under the benefit of inventory (after having discovered a last will);

• in order for the court to set a date before which a legacy has to either be accepted or renounced;

• to have the court determine whether the assets exceed the debts, should that be a matter of discussion.

III   Legwork and Practicalities:

• selling real estate in the Netherlands, Germany or Belgium and paying off mortgages;

• closing or opening bank accounts and transferring funds;

• selling equity portfolios or buying stock on your behalf;

• dealing with the Dutch Tax Authority regarding income tax, inheritance tax, donation tax and corporate tax;

• arranging for disbursement of life insurance policies and representation in case of a dispute.

Among our clients are:

Because your matter matters to us.