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German Law/German maintenance law for a child


Mike wrote at 2013-02-02 18:11:53
Hello Carolin,

I am by no means an expert in this matter but am sitting with a similar problem, it seems there is an agreement between South Africa and Germany for the enforcement of maintenance orders; Recipical Enforcement Of Maintenance Orders Act, 1963 (Act 80 of 1963)South Africa.

Please could you comment on this as I too am looking for answers on this matter.


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Carolin Schulz-Burgess


German legal issues on inheritance, divorce, alimony, child custody and support, last wills and testaments, and other problems involving international family and civil law.


I am a certified German laywer with professional experience in both German and American law firms. Since 2001 I have been working independently at my firm, German Legal Services. I have represented hundreds of clients on matters involving US-German legal issues. One of my firm's areas of specialization is in divorce and child support and custody issues between members of the U.S. Armed Forces and German civilians.

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I received my undergraduate and JD degrees both from the University of Wuerzburg, Germany, whose law school is consistently ranked in the top 10 in Germany.

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