Hungarian lawyer’s articles about Hungary’s laws and legal issues.

Why is it impossible in Hungary to apply light forms of coercive measures in extraditions?

Present regulation of arrest for extradition One may be surprised that current Hungarian laws arrest for extradition is the only possibility for a person sought by extradition. It means that there are no alternatives of being arrested in prison while awaiting judgment in his extradition case. Nevertheless, Hungary applies a wide range of so called ‘alternative coercive measures’ such as house arrest, home curfew and…

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Immigration lawyer in Hungary

Immigration is complex territory of Hungarian law as immigratin itself is also a multi-faceted phenomenon. The personal scope of immigration covers investors, family unificators, temporal workers, employees of global firms and also refugees. Immigration law regulates the long process from visas to naturalasitation through residence permits and settlement permits. Immigration law is expressing the strategy…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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