Your Animal Law Attorneys

On the following pages we have summarised typical animal law topics for you.

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Our Topics

Find out more about the following animal law regulations:

General Animal Law
Animal owners are subject to a special legal responsibility.

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Animal Purchase
If you buy or sell an animal, the general purchase law comes into force.

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Vet Animal Law
What is important for veterinarians and pet owners?

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Let us advise you! Your specialist attorney will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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Our Services

Our services range:

Compensation for damages
We accompany you in the assertion and defence of compensation for damages claims.
Expert reports
We help you to find experts and to review expert opinions.
Warranty
We offer legal advice in the event of warranty claims for purchase and auction.
Accidents
We support you in asserting claims for damages in the event of accidents or in defending yourself in the event of unwanted damages.
Private Purchase Agreement
We accompany animal lovers in the preparation of purchase contracts and advise you in the event of sale.
Commercial Purchase Contracts
We help you designing your contract.
Breeders Contracts
We offer breeders assistance in drawing up breeding contracts as well as advice in accordance with the German Animal Breeding Act.
Labour Law
In addition to animal law support, we assist our clients in labour law and in all contractual matters.
Succession and inheritance law
We would also be pleased to represent you in all matters of court succession or inheritance law.
License to practise medicine and establishment
As a veterinarian, we will be happy to help you with your license to practise medicine, your establishment and general professional law.
Veterinarians Praxis
We help veterinarians with cooperation agreements or with practice disputes, practice take-over as well as practice tax.

Veterinary Liability
We assist veterinarians in liability matters, in particular with purchase investigations as well as with treatment errors and faulty purchase investigations.
Contractual Duties
We help veterinarians with contractual obligations towards pet owners.
Account Settlements
We are there for our clients in all matters relating to invoicing or debt collection.
Bankruptcy
We help veterinarians, farm owners, breeders or animal boarding houses as well as riding stables or auctioneers in the event of insolvency.

An expert should be consulted for the assessment of contractual obligations. Attorney Julia Ziegeler

 

 

Law firm – Horak Attorneys Partnership mbB

The head office of Horak Attorneys at Law/Lawyers/Patent Attorneys is located in Hannover, the capital of Lower Saxony. Here we have our central facilities which can also be accessed from our other locations, such as servers, a digital library, communication tools and so much more!

In addition, we also have further branches of our law firm in the most important german cities.

Our Head Quarter & our other offices:

You can find Horak Attorneys at Law in Berlin, Bielefeld, Bremen, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt/ Main, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart und Vienna at the following addresses:

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ATTORNEYS AT LAW HANOVER
LAWYERS
PATENT ATTORNEYS

Georgstr. 48
30159 Hanover (Hauptsitz)
Germany

Tel 0511.35 73 56-0
Fax 0511.35 73 56-29
info@animal-lawyer.de
hannover@animal-lawyer.de

find us in Hanover!


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ATTORNEYS AT LAW BERLIN
LAWYERS
PATENT ATTORNEYS

Wittestraße 30 K
13509 Berlin
Germany

Tel 030.403 66 69-00
Fax 030.403 66 69-09
berlin@animal-lawyer.de

find us in Berlin!

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ATTORNEYS AT LAW BIELEFELD
LAWYERS
PATENT ATTORNEYS

Otto-Brenner-Straße 209
33604 Bielefeld
Germany

Tel 0521.43 06 06-60
Fax 0521.43 06 06-69
bielefeld@animal-lawyer.de

find us in Bielefeld!

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ATTORNEYS AT LAW BREMEN
LAWYERS
PATENT ATTORNEYS

Parkallee 117
28209 Bremen
Germany

Fon 0421.33 11 12-90
Fax 0421.33 11 12-99
bremen@animal-lawyer.de

find us in Bremen!


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ATTORNEYS AT LAW DÜSSELDORF
LAWYERS
PATENT ATTORNEYS

Grafenberger Allee 293
40237 Düsseldorf
Germany

Fon 0211.97 26 95-00
Fax 0211.97 26 95-09
duesseldorf@animal-lawyer.de

 find us in Düsseldorf!

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ATTORNEYS AT LAW FRANKFURT MAIN
LAWYERS
PATENT ATTORNEYS

Alfred-Herrhausen-Allee 3-5
65760 Frankfurt-Eschborn
Germany

Tel 069.380 79 74-20
Fax 069.380 79 74-29
frankfurt@animal-lawyer.de

find us in Frankfurt!

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ATTORNEYS AT LAW HAMBURG
LAWYERS
PATENT ATTORNEYS

Colonnaden 5
20354 Hamburg
Germany

Tel 040.882 15 83-10
Fax 040.882 15 83-19
hamburg@animal-lawyer.de

find us in Hamburg!


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ATTORNEYS AT LAW MÜNCHEN
LAWYERS
PATENT ATTORNEYS

Landsberger Str. 155
80687 Munich
Germany

Tel 089.250 07 90-50
Fax 089.250 07 90-59
munich@animal-lawyer.de

  find us in München!

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ATTORNEYS AT LAW STUTTGART
LAWYERS
PATENT ATTORNEYS

Königstraße 80
Wilhelmsbaupassage
70173 Stuttgart
Germany

Tel 0711.99 58 55-90
Fax 0711.99 58 55-99
stuttgart@animal-lawyer.de

 find us in  Stuttgart!

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PATENT ATTORNEYS VIENNA

Trauttmansdorffgasse 8
1130 Wien
Austria

Tel +43.1.876 15 17
Fax +49.511.35 73 56-29
wien@animal-lawyer.de

find us in Vienna!

Our Clients

Who are our clients? For you, a selection:

Vets
Animal Keepers
Agricultural Enterprises
Breeders
Breeding Institutions
Foundations
Riding Stables
Horses Auctioneers
Corporate entities
Animal lovers
Animal boarding houses
Farm Owner

Profile

“Your Goal is our Goal.”

We are service providers. Professional competence, expertise, continuous specialization and experience represent our strength. Our attorneys are qualified in very specific fields of law and are here to support you from the first consultation up to an eventual enforcement of your claims. Early legal advice enables you to carry out legally secured activities. In the event of a dispute, we also offer alternative legal advice in specific individual cases, generally through mediation and open communication with our colleagues and clients..
We complement each other and we only have one goal: your success. Do you have plans or ideas and want a reliable partner to implement them? Talk to us about your problems and uncertainties and we will offer you your personal contact partner. One of our attorneys and the respective secretary will take care of you and your legal matter. Your attorney is there for you and will support and advice you all the way to your success. Your goal is our goal.

Our Offerts

Attorneys / Lawyers / Patent Attorneys

Our attorneys are specialized and competent.

Rechtsanwalt Michael Horak Hannover Stuttgart Wien Zürich Anwalt

Michael Horak, LL.M.

Attorney-at-law · Graduate Engineer
Certified Intellectual Property Law Specialist
Certified Media and Copyright Law Specialist

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Wettbewerbsrecht Anwalt Julia Ziegeler Rechtsanwältin Hannover geboren in Bückeburg Rehburg-Loccum

Julia Ziegeler

Attorney-at-law
Certified Intellectual Property Law Specialist
Certified Media and Copyright Law Specialist

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Anna Umberg Rechtsanwältin Hannover Nutzungsrecht Verbreitungsrecht senderecht öffentliche Wiedergabe Anwalt Hannover Oldenburg Osnabrück Werberecht Abmahnung UWG Anwalt

Anna Umberg, LL.M., M.A.

Attorney-at-law
Certified Intellectual Property Law Specialist

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Andree Eckhard Patentanwalt Hannover Patentrecht Markenrecht Wettbewerbsrecht UWG Hamburg

Andree Eckhard

Patent Attorney
European Trademark Attorney and Design Attorney

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Gitamnn Rechtsanwältin Hannover Wettbewerbsrecht UWG Hamburg

Katharina Gitmann-Kopilevich

Attorney-at-law
Certified Intellectual Property Law Specialist

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Behrend Rechtsanwältin Hannover Wettbewerbsrecht UWG Hamburg

Karoline Behrend

Attorney-at-law

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Müller Rechtsanwältin Hannover Wettbewerbsrecht UWG Hamburg

Johanna K. Müller-Kühne, PhD

Patent Attorney | European Patent Attorney
European Trademark Attorney and Design Attorney

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Andreas Friedlein

Andreas Friedlein

Attorney-at-law

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John Bühler

Attorney-at-law

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Stefan Karfusehr

Attorney-at-law

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Legal Areas of Animal Law

Animal law cases also concerns the following legal areas:

General Civil Law
e.g. animal liability law as tort law
Penal Law
e.g. animal liability law due to bodily injury
Administrative Law
e.g. character testing of so-called fighting dogs

Newsletter

Purchase of an animal: Check-List

Our Check-List: Buy an animal and remember to be safe.  In case you are thinking about buying an animal, you shall be aware that in Germany the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture is currently warning against illegal puppy trade. The animals are bred in countries like Poland, the Czech Republic or Hungary under very […]
By : horak Attorneys at law | May 6, 2022

Regional Dog Register – Lower Saxony Regulation

Dear international dog owner living in Germany: did you know that you have to register your dog in many regions of Germany? As our main office is located in Hanover, we will give you some information about the Regulation of Lower Saxony. According to the Lower Saxony Law on the Keeping of Dogs (NHundG), all […]
By : horak Attorneys at law | Apr 13, 2022

Hundeführerschein: The Dog Owner License in Germany

The dog licence is a certificate of competence for you as a dog owner in Germany, with which you can show that you have special knowledge in dealing with dogs. Furthermore, this dog licence provides the information that you have trained your dog well and have it under control, i.e. that the pelt nose is […]
By : horak Attorneys at law | Mar 25, 2022
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