International Legal Management - Law Office of Jesko Onken

German-American Law for Individual Clients

To individual clients we can provide highly specialized legal services in all aspects of German-American law, particularly to U.S. residents with German roots or other ties to Germany and German citizens planning to move to the United States or become U.S. citizens. Examples are:

-          Income taxation in Germany and the U.S. including double taxation treaty;

-          Estate planning, U.S. and German gift and estate taxes;

-          Representation of heirs and beneficiaries;

-          Visa applications to live and work in the United States or Germany;

-          German-U.S. dual citizenship (including German Beibehaltungsgenehmigung);

-          Cross-border investments including foreign bank account reporting (FBAR) in the U.S.