Curatorship for the protection of the creditors of the estate (Nachlassverwaltung)

After acceptance of the inheritance, the liability of the heir can be limited to the estate if the court orders curatorship for the protection of the creditors of the estate (Nachlassverwaltung) or estate insolvency proceedings (Nachlassinsolvenzverfahren) are instituted (§ 1975 BGB).