Hungarian Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure

General information Hungary’s legal system has been heavily influenced by Romano-Germanic law (continental law) therefore an important characteristic of criminal law is the comprehensive codification and the dominance of statutes as the sources of law. It can be distinguished from common law systems’ judge-made decisional law that gives primacy to prior court decisions: a previous…

Inheritance Law and legacies in Hungary – representation by Hungarian lawyer

We often represent heirs from all around the world who have inherited real estate or bank accounts left behind by a testator of Hungarian nationality.The legal representation usually consists of simply making the declarations necessary in the succession procedure. According to Hungarian Inheritance Law succession procedure is conducted by the competent  civil law notary. Notaries act on behalf the Court of First…