Legal matters

Guides about German law

List of English-speaking lawyers in Berlin English-speaking lawyers

This list of English, French and Spanish-speaking lawyers will help you with any legal issues you might encounter while living in Berlin.

What is legal insurance (Rechtsschutzversicherung)? Is it worth it? Do you need legal insurance?

In this guide, I explain what legal insurance (Rechtsschutzversicherung) is, what it covers, and when it's worth it.

How to make a noise complaint in Berlin How to make a noise complaint

If you are dealing with loud neighbours in Berlin, this is how you file a noise complaint with the Ordnungsamt.

Is marijuana legal in Gemany? Is cannabis legal?

A short guide about the legality of weed, CBD, cannabis seeds and other marijuana products in Germany.

Photography laws in Germany Photography laws

If you take or share photos of other people in Germany, you need to follow certain rules.

Abmahnung from Kanzlei Schröder for using a Creative Commons image Using Creative Commons images

I have received a letter from Kanzlei Schröder asking us to pay 663€ for misattributing a Creative Commons image. Here is how I dealt with it.

Should you trust Conny? An objective review Review of Conny rent reduction

A neutral, independently researched review of Conny (once called Wenigermiete), the service that promises to reduce your rent.