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My twin brother living in Germany with a registered partner

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My twin brother living in Germany with a registered partner died Saturday May 28, 2016. He had no will. He was never married and had no children. Our parents are dead. Does his partner inherit the entire estate or is it shared?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: German Law
Expert:  legal eagle replied 6 months ago.

Dear Customer,

Thank you so much for your question .

My condolences.

If the partner is registered the estate is shared. If there is no marriage contract he gets 3/4 and you get 1/4 according to 1931, 1371 of the German Civil Law book. Registered partnership equals marriage .

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Expert:  legal eagle replied 6 months ago.

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