Authority of an American Based Executor to Act in Germany

The executor of the estate must examine the issue of her potential authority to act in Germany where the estate contains property located in Germany. This issue is most commonly presented when the estate owns real property located in Germany. As discussed below, the issue of the executor’s authority to act depends upon whether German law or the law of the decedent’s home state will be applied to the property in Germany.


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