Karina Rey: ‘Fairmed gets involved in places where diseases of poverty run rampant’

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.

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Palliative care for children can last for years

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.

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Alexandra Zeiter, specialist lawyer for inheritance law: “I see a lot of family stories.”

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.

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The marital agreement

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.

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Making sure your will is done – an expert can help

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.

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Statutory entitlement in law of succession

Swiss law not only determines who the heirs of a person are, it also stipulates the share of the estate to which the heirs are usually entitled. In order to determine the legal succession, Swiss law uses a parentelic system.

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