Your divorce is your decision


Do you agree with your partner that your marriage has no future and that you want to divorce? Do you both want the court proceedings to be simple and the arrangement to be low-conflict and amicable?


We will be happy to advise you. With the right companion at your side, it can take less than four months from your decision to the court ruling, depending on the workload of the courts.


We will support you in this process, so that you can obtain a court decision in your hands without undue difficulties and in the fastest possible way, corresponding to your wishes and needs.


We will advise you on the preparation of the required  papers and will work with you to prepare the necessary documents to submit your divorce petition to the court. Furthermore, we can assist you with the divorce convention, property agreement and alimony agreement. We will coordinate the process for you and ensure a quick settlement.


We are happy to advise and accompany you. It is your divorce.

Thick mail from the collection agency


Have you received an impudent collection bill? Or a bill for an amount you don't even owe? Keep calm, but act quickly and seek advice. That way, you have the best chance of successfully fending off the attack. 


Debt collection offices are overburdened and more and more collection agencies are specializing in the collection of money in order to collect actual or alleged debts. Can debtors who are being harassed only save themselves by paying? No, because an invoice does not constitute a claim. Only legally owed amounts are to be paid, so it pays to look and be persistent. If you pay a debt that is not owed, it will be difficult to recover the amount. 


Register now for an initial consultation (button), we will support and accompany you and help you to successfully defend yourself against a debt collection attack. With the right legal steps we usually succeed in avoiding court and debt collection proceedings.


In an initial consultation, we analyze the facts and show you how to proceed. Depending on the factual and legal situation, we offer our legal services at fixed prices. 


Possible legal services:

  • Legal analyses and second opinions
  • Defense against unjustified debt collection attacks and claims
  • Negotiation of competitive payment contracts
  • Defense in debt collection or court proceedings
  • Complaints and sanctions against debt collection companies


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Since the beginning of 2019, it has been the case that the Swiss military tax must be paid not only until the age of 30, but until the age of 37. Thousands of Swiss nationals naturalized before 2019 have since received retroactive bills for the military service tax because they had not served in previous years.


Those who refused to pay the bill because military service was not actually obligatory under the previous law for the period in which the bill was issued either went unheard or were dismissed with the argument that military service was a "permanent matter". The Federal Supreme Court now decided otherwise: "The legislator refrained from extending the temporal scope of the new regulation to the period before its entry into force" (Federal Supreme Court decision: 2C_1005/2021). It follows that naturalized men who did not have to perform military service do not in fact have to pay a substitute levy retroactively. The offices for military service substitution are required to implement this case law. 


Were you (wrongly) requested to pay the substitute tax retroactively? We will be happy to check whether you are obliged to do so under new federal court rulings.


Judgment of the Federal Court: 2C_1005/2021 (



«… « It makes sense to seek legal advice first if there are questions about or disputes on the terms of a personal loan,” says Jean-Luc Delli, head of the Rechtsatelier. Parties can, for example,  change the loan contract and agree that the debtor will only (but still) repay part of the loan or repay it in instalments; that the lender will extend his payment period or that the interest rate will be reduced. This can be the case, for example, if the lender wants his money back within a few weeks in the case of an open-ended loan, but the debtor has invested the funds in a property or an equity fund. Such win-win solutions can hardly be achieved in court proceedings…»


Published in the print NZZ of 4 February 2022 (available online at:

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