Germany-New Zealand Estate Planning

We advise clients from the New Zealand in all matters connected with international estate planning, including, but not limited to:

  • Reviewing existing wills
  • Designing and drafting both New Zealand wills and German testaments
  • Structuring New Zealand trusts to avoid or minimize German estate, inheritance or gift tax liabilities
  • Advising on the use of Joint Accounts and the appointment of successor beneficiaries to allow for the transfer of assets outside of probate
  • Advising on German inheritance tax and
  • Preparing health care directives (living wills) and health care proxies for both New Zealand and Germany.

Upon request, we offer consultation via Zoom. For general information on how to join an instant meeting through an email invite, please visit the Zoom website