Attorney at Law
Welcome to my website!
I render legal advice in several languages and on all aspects of contract law, Internet law, sale of goods, tenancy and real property law, employment law, commercial and company law, corporate law as well as family and inheritance law.
My law office is close to the Wiesbaden Justice Center, in Mainzer Str. 25a, 65185 Wiesbaden.
I would be pleased to develop a solution for you and look forward to discussing your legal questions with you.
The law Office
Good legal education, continuous further training and international experience guarantee optimal client care.
In this respect it is essential to discuss the facts at an early stage, to check the prospects of success, and to keep an eye on costs right from the outset.
Based on a thorough legal analysis, I advise you on solution options and represent you out of court in negotiations with the adverse part and also in court proceedings.
Attorney at Law
Legal studies at Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, first legal state exam, practical legal training inter alia at Clifford Chance in Frankfurt am Main
Second legal state exam
Second studies of politics and social sciences at Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main
Admission as attorney at law
2003 - 2005
Monbukagakushō scholarship holder at the State University of Tōkyō in Japan
Establishment of own law office in Wiesbaden
Frankfurt Chamber of Lawyers
German-Japanese Lawyers Association (DJJV)
German-Japanese Business Association (DJW)
German (mother tongue)
English (fluent in negotiations)
Japanese (mother tongue)
Areas of Law
My main areas of expertise:
In particular civil law, commercial and company law, as well as contract law, family law and inheritance law (studies at the University of Tōkyō)
All issues relating to severance payment, warning letter, employment contract, transfer of business, termination, harassment, holiday duration, Christmas allowance
Contrat law and sale of goods
For purchasers and sellers, contract issues, all questions arising before, during and after the conclusion of contracts, general terms and conditions, distance selling contract, online purchase, car purchase, guarantee, warranty, exclusion of liability, subsequent improvement, complaint, withdrawal from purchase, defect of quality, exchange, sale by dispatch, auctions, pre-contract, right of rescission
Tenancy and real property right
For tenants and landlords, owners and facility managers operating costs, own use, house rules, termination, rent increase, rent deposit, rent reduction, lease agreement, service charge
Issues relating to family planning, spouse maintenance, marriage contracts, child support, non-marital partnership, divorce
Commercial and company law
Questions relating to formation of companies and partnerships (e.g. GmbH, AG, KG, OHG), liability, limitation of liability, commercial register, companies, corporate bodies, partnerships, "Prokura" (statutory registered power of representation)
eBay & rights
resolving problems for private individuals as well as for dealers in the area of online-trade
All regulations applicable to the legal relationships among citizens, as well as the ascertainment, enforcement and protection of private rights
Issues relating to wills and testaments, estate of the deceased and corporate succession
A special feature of the law office is my expertise in Japanese law. Based on my bilingual education and two years of intensive studies as a graduate at the State University of Tōkyō as a Monbukagakushō scholarship holder and on continuous further training, I can competently respond to the needs of Japanese clients.
Japanese clients receive expert legal advice on German law in the Japanese language, and I am pleased to represent them in Germany.
Likewise, I render legal advice to German clients on all aspects of Japanese law, with a particular focus on employment law, commercial and company law, family law, inheritance law, contract and business law.
If you wish to mandate me, I need some information on you as well as a power of attorney.
You can print a power of attorney form here.
Please note that a client-attorney-relationship is established only by an express agreement between you and me.
My law office is in direct proximity to the Wiesbaden Justice Centre, which is very convenient for representing you in court hearings.
I will early on inform you about the amount of the anticipated costs of your legal matter.
The lawyer's fees depend on the value of the matter or dispute and are governed by the Lawyers Compensation Act.
Depending on the nature of the matter I also offer you fee agreements or consultancy agreements.
In litigation, lawyers are by law obliged to charge at least the fees owed according to the Lawyers Compensation Act.
In low income situations, clients can apply for assistance under the legal advice scheme or for legal aid. The application needs to be filed with the competent local court.
You will find me in the middle of Wiesbaden
Mainzer Str. 25a
Please note that if you mandate me by e-mail, fax or post, the mandate is considered as being accepted only when I have confirmed this in writing.
Appointments upon arrangement
via Telephone: +49 611 3334737
via Fax: +49 611 3334739
via e-mail: Daphne Axtmann
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