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Category Archives: German Law
My FAQ on German citizenship law is one of the most-visited posts on my blog, with hundreds of comments and questions already and new ones being added almost every day. This large amount of text seems to be confusing for … Continue reading
As part of my very popular series of legal FAQ, I now address a question that I get asked very frequently: it’s about the possibility to get naturalized as a German citizen without living in Germany. I have also posted … Continue reading
(This is an update to my FAQ about child custody law in Germany.) For a long time, child custody in Germany was automatically awarded to the mother of the child if the parents were not married at the time of … Continue reading
The law can do a lot. Lawyers can do even more, especially a hot-shot-lawyer like myself. But there is one thing that even I can’t do: I can’t force people to love you or to be faithful. Read this request … Continue reading
As part of my very popular series of legal FAQ, I introduce the German Constitutional Complaint (“Verfassungsbeschwerde”) today. It is a way by which every citizen and even foreign citizens living in Germany can address the Supreme Court if they feel that … Continue reading
I have noticed that I receive many e-mails with the same questions, so I have started to post the most frequent questions – and of course the answers to them – for everyone to read for free. As this section might … Continue reading
Germany is one of the so-called Schengen countries, which means there are no more border controls. You can enter the country without being stopped, without showing a passport and if you travel by train, car or on foot often even … Continue reading
Despite being on sabbatical from working as a lawyer, I sometimes volunteer to give advice about German law via AllExperts. Some people think that they can approach a lawyer and are entitled to an answer to their questions. They are wrong. One year ago, I wrote … Continue reading