Henley Passport Index 2024: The German Passport once again in First Place

In an increasingly interconnected, globalised world, the freedom to travel guaranteed by possessing a particular passport is of crucial importance for the mobility of its holders. The Henley Passport Index, which lists countries and territories regarding freedom to travel, shows a highly interesting development: the German passport is at the top of the current [...]

Surrogacy in the USA

Surrogacy has become a significant option worldwide for couples with an unfulfilled desire to have children. German couples are also using surrogate mothers increasingly every year to realise their wish for a child. However, as surrogacy is not legally permitted in Germany, many couples travel abroad to realise this wish. The USA is a [...]

Successful Judgement: Rainbow Family through Surrogacy

A Case Study from our Legal Practice In July 2023, our lawyers successfully obtained the registration of our clients' parenthood before the Düsseldorf Local Court for surrogacy that took place abroad. This spared our clients the time-consuming adoption procedure. This judgement not only represents a further milestone in the field of surrogacy but is [...]

By |10. November 2023|Family Law|

Arrested at Oktoberfest: German Criminal Defence Lawyers

The annual Oktoberfest celebrations in Munich, Germany, attract millions of attendees from all over the world. Although for most tourists, it is a memorable occasion synonymous with joyous gatherings, flowing beer, and a sense of unbridled revelry, there are potential risks involved. Legal difficulties and being arrested at Oktoberfest can make an unforgettable festival [...]

By |27. September 2023|Criminal Law|