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Succession


If someone dies and has not left a disposition of his inheritance, the legal succession occurs. It is based on the general ideas about to whom the assets of the deceased should just fall. In principle, the blood relatives and the spouse or life partner inherit.

Non-marital partnerships have no reciprocal statutory right of succession. So if you want to appoint your partner as heir, a disposition is mandatory.

Relatives are classified as heirs according to degree of kinship. Those with the smallest atomic number inherit:

  • Heirs of the first order are the descendants of the testator and their descendants
  • Heirs of the second order are the parents of the deceased and their descendants
  • Heirs of the third order are the grandparents and their descendants
  • Heirs of the fourth order are the great-grandparents and their descendants

If the deceased has been inherited jointly by several persons, the entire property belongs jointly to the heirs.

Further information can be found on the Lower Saxony State Justice Portal.

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competent Bodies


Amtsgericht Papenburg
Address: Hauptkanal links 28 , 26871 Papenburg
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Postal address: Post Office Box 1152 , 26851 Papenburg
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Telephone: 04961 924-0
Fax: 04961 924-155

Data protection information


Landkreis Emsland
Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen
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Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62 , 49705 Meppen
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Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Station Haltestelle Kreishaus
Bus: 993

Building Access
elevator available, wheelchair-accessible
bank account:
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Emsländische Volksbank
BIC: GENODEF1LIG
IBAN: DE26266600600120050000
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Sparkasse Emsland
BIC: NOLADE21EMS
IBAN: DE39266500010000001339
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Postbank Hannover
BIC: PBNKDEFF250
IBAN: DE36250100300012132306

Ansprechpartner

Marc-André Burgdorf
responsible for:
Bernd Otten (Datenschutzbeauftragter)
Telephone: 05931 44-1605
Fax: 05931 44-391605
Room:
605
responsible for:

Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen
Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover
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Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)