Lawyers in Hungary

Regulation on Attorneys at Law In Hungary lawyers providing legal representation for their clients are called attorneys. The basic legal source about the activity of attorneys and the attorney-client relationships is the Act XI of 1998 on Attorneys at Law. Activities of Attorneys at Law in Hungary There are some services which may be provided…

Extraditions in Hungary

This article is to provide basic information about extraditions in Hungary. For the sake of easy understanding the legal provisions are slightly simplified so it must be stressed that in order to get adequate and precise advise you should consult a professional or the original text of the relevant act. The Law of Extraditions covers both substantial and procedural rules.…

Legal possibilities to fight against the execution of European Arrest Warrants in Hungary

This article is to provide basic information about the execution of European Arrest Warrants (EAW) in Hungary . For the sake of easy understanding the legal provisions are a slightly  simplified so it must be stressed that in order to get  adequate and precise advise you should consult a counsel or the original text of the relevant act. It is a…

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…