Pandemic, war, climate change and social inequalities: since 2019, around 40 per cent more children and adolescents have contacted Pro Juventute because they are in need of counselling and help. Anastassiya Korf has been in charge of Pro Juventute’s counselling services in the German-speaking parts of Switzerland for two years. The foundation supports children and […]
Walter Huber is fascinated by trains. He is a member of the Verein Zürcher Museumsbahn (ZMB), has trained as a shunting locomotive driver and cooks for guests on the historic railway whilst they travel on the train through the centre of Zürich.
The need was great, the misery was glaring. Karina Rey found herself unable to close her eyes to what was going on in the rain forest of Cameroon. She felt a need to help alleviate the suffering. The employee of Fairmed speaks with DeinAdieu about her commitment to the poorest of the poor.
PD Dr. med. Eva Bergsträsser is the head of the palliative care department at the University Children’s Hospital Zurich. She and her team care for critically ill and dying children and accompany their siblings and relatives through the difficult time. She spoke to DeinAdieu about her work. She talked about living and dying.
Alexandra Zeiter advises people on how to write wills, represents relatives who are about to lose their inheritance and supports NGOs who have to fight for their money. The specialist lawyer for inheritance law and lecturer at the University of Zurich also took NGOs into account in her own will.
Happy moments were rare in the past two months. If I had looked for them, I don’t know if I would have found them. So it was a moment of happiness that began with laughter and smiles. A moment that brought me and photographer Paolo Foschini light-heartedness and happiness and that helped us have a […]
At the Mathilde Escher Foundation, DeinAdieu met Marc who has muscular dystrophy. He is one of the oldest people with this terminal illness. This encounter left its marks. «Your optimistic outlook made a deep impression on me», says the author.
Joy goes hand in hand with sorrow in many people’s life stories. 83-year-old Dieter Förster recounted the highs and lows in his life to DeinAdieu.
Before and after marriage, couples can enter into a marital agreement in which they can regulate the property regime. Individual assets can also become part of a marital agreement. The document must be executed as a public deed.
The rules of inheritance are actually all governed by the Swiss Civil Code (ZGB). If that were really the case, notaries and lawyers could devote themselves to other legal problems.
In the event of death, the will is often the most important surviving document. In order for it to be valid, it must meet certain formal requirements. Normally, it must be written by hand, as well as dated and signed.