How to Increase Your Seizure Allowance: Step-by-Step Guide for P Account Owners

How to Increase Your Seizure Allowance: Step-by-Step Guide for P Account Owners

If owners of a P account want to increase their seizure allowance, they must submit an application to the enforcement court. Here’s how to do it. When expenses consistently exceed your income, debt grows. More and more bills remain unpaid – but at some point creditors want their money back and have your account seized. … Read more

Landmark Judgment: 15th Civil Senate of Cologne Higher Regional Court Partially Amends Contested Decision

06.02.2024 The 15th Civil Senate of the Cologne Higher Regional Court decided today in the aforementioned proceedings and partially amended the contested regional court decision. In the proceedings (cf. the press release dated October 7th, 2022 – PM 10/22), the plaintiff takes action following an earlier injunction procedure (OLG Cologne, judgment of May 29th, 2018, … Read more

BNP Paribas to Compensate 4,400 Customers for Swiss Franc Mortgage Loans

BNP Paribas to Compensate 4,400 Customers for Swiss Franc Mortgage Loans

Around 4,400 BNP Paribas customers could receive compensation. The logo of BNP Paribas. (archive image) – keystone Around 4,400 customers who have taken out Swiss franc mortgage loans from the major French bank BNP Paribas can hope for compensation. Following a court ruling in November, BNP Paribas has now reached an “amicable solution” with consumer … Read more

“Reich citizens” do not receive a pension without an ID card | MDR.DE

“Reich citizens” do not receive a pension without an ID card |  MDR.DE

He sues in court for cash payment of the pension, even without ID. Ultimately, the Berlin-Brandenburg State Social Court saw no chance: “Pension benefits are fundamentally personal entitlements. There is no right for these to be paid out in cash. There is also no objection if the identity of the payee is checked – using … Read more

Termination of Employment Relationship Following After-Party Incident

Termination of Employment Relationship Following After-Party Incident

12.09.2023 After a drinking session on the employer’s premises after a Christmas party, the parties agreed today before the Third Chamber of the Düsseldorf Regional Labor Court at the employer’s suggestion to terminate their employment relationship. The plaintiff, who lives in North Rhine-Westphalia, has been employed as an area manager for Central (NRW) in the … Read more