Services

  • Advice and representation on adoption, including international circumstances
  • Appeal against adoption decisions
  • Recognition of foreign adoption judgments in Switzerland

Contact: Lawyer Karin Hochl

  • Recognition of paternity, paternity suit and challenge of paternity
  • Proceedings before the Child and Adult Protection Authority (KESB

Contact: Lawyer Dinah Hetata

  • Neighbours’ rights and obligations
  • Excessive (noise) emissions
  • Trees and shrubs under the law of neighbour relations
  • Rights and obligations arising from condominium ownership
  • Contesting decisions of the condominium owners

Contact: Lawyer Dr. Marianne Schaub-Hristić

  • Design and conclusion of contracts for work and architecture contracts
  • Registration, deletion of building contractor liens
  • Assertion of claims arising from contracts for work
  • Work defects / claims for defects
  • Reworking
  • Excessive (noise) emissions

Contact: Lawyer Dr. Marianne Schaub-Hristić

  • Consequences and possibilities in tenancy law
  • Effects on employment relationships and wage payment

Contact: Lawyer Dr. Marianne Schaub-Hristić 

  • Contestation of orders of summary judgment
  • Road traffic law and administrative proceedings, in particular withdrawal of driving licences
  • Representation in criminal proceedings

Contact: Lawyer Dinah Hetata

  • Assertion of receivables by way of debt enforcement and bankruptcy
  • Discharge proceedings
  • Securing assets through distraint
  • Enforcement of foreign judgements and other claims

Contact: Lawyer Dr. Marianne Schaub-Hristić

  • Marriage protection (“Eheschutz”)
  • Divorce / Separation
  • Dissolution of registered partnership
  • Drafting separation and divorce agreements
  • Amendment of judgments on divorce

Contact: Lawyer Dinah Hetata

  • Contract design, review and negotiation
  • Advice on the implementation, interpretation and analysis of contracts
  • Drafting and updating needs-based contract models
  • Sample contracts and general terms and conditions (GTC)
  • Assertion of contractual rights and claims

Contact: Lawyer Dr. Marianne Schaub-Hristić 

  • Employment contracts
  • Notices of termination, declarations of release from duties
  • Wage claims

Contact: Lawyer Dr. Marianne Schaub-Hristić 

  • Advice on buying horses and drafting purchase agreements
  • Procedure in case of “defects” of the purchased horse
  • Drafting and conclusion of horse pension contracts
  • Enforcement of rights as horse pension provider

Contact: Lawyer Dr. Marianne Schaub-Hristić

  • Residence and settlement permits
  • Family Reunion
  • Naturalizations
  • Procedure for revocation of authorisations

Contact: Lawyer Dinah Hetata

  • Prenuptial agreement, wills, inheritance agreement
  • Power of attorney, living wills
  • Distribution of estate, administration of estates
  • Execution of wills, representation of heirs
  • Sale of real estate, estate liquidations (including art and collectibles)
  • Inheritance, abatement and invalidity lawsuits and defending against them
  • Advice on tax matters

Contact: Lawyer Karin Hochl

  • Drafting criminal charges and representation in criminal proceedings
  • Assistance in safeguarding procedural rights as a victim, private or joint plaintiff
  • Support in violence protection procedures
  • Enforcement of claims (damages, satisfaction)

Contact: Lawyer Dinah Hetata

  • Pension fund and 3a pillar scheme
  • Retirement and survivor’s insurance and supplementary benefits
  • Living will and power of attorney

Contact: Lawyer Karin Hochl

  • External legal service instead of own legal department
  • Uncomplicated examination and individual answering of legal questions for companies (e.g. real estate administrations)

Contact: Lawyer Dr. Marianne Schaub-Hristić

  • Marriage and property law advice (e.g. marriage contract)
  • Legal protection of unmarried couples with children
  • Legal security for unmarried couples when buying real estate
  • Sale and transfer of real estate
  • Advice on taxes and pensions

Contact: Lawyer Karin Hochl

  • Advice and representation on name changes of private individuals
  • Appeal against name change decisions
  • Recognition of foreign decisions concerning the name/changing of name in Switzerland

Contact: Lawyer Karin Hochl

  • Property and its use
  • Drafting of purchase contracts
  • Liens and registration of easements
  • Usufruct and right of abode
  • Capital gains tax on property
  • Property sales

Contact: Lawyer Dr. Marianne Schaub-Hristić and Lawyer Karin Hochl

  • Advice on sperm donation
  • Advice on egg donation abroad
  • Advice on surrogacy abroad (e.g. USA and other countries)
  • Recognition of child-parent relationship established abroad through surrogacy in Switzerland
  • Recognition of foreign judgments (e.g. adoption) in Switzerland
    Representation in proceedings before civil registry offices (registration of the child)

Contact: Lawyer Karin Hochl

  • Partnership law, cohabitation
  • Family planning for same-sex couples, including international circumstances
  • Cooperation with organisation Swiss Rainbow Families
  • Advice and representation in the adoption process
  • Name change
  • Property settlement agreement, wills, inheritance agreement
  • Tax and pension advice

Contact: Lawyer Karin Hochl

  • Advice for landlords and administrations
  • Design and conclusion of rental contracts
  • Rent increases after (total) renovations
  • Assertion of rights and obligations arising from rental contracts
  • Procedure for dealing with defects in rented leased property
  • Procedure for dealing with tenant rent arrears
  • Termination of rental contracts
  • Rent collection
  • Representation before arbitration authorities and courts
  • Eviction procedures

Contact: Lawyer Dr. Marianne Schaub-Hristić