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Doris Fuellgrabe
Doris Fuellgrabe

Hi,
My husband and I recently drove through Germany to attend a wedding (my husband is German, but is resident in England). We drove an English camper-van, which is fully legal, having an English MOT and insurance etc. We were stopped by police who told us our van was too rusty for German standards - they insisted that the van be towed into France (this cost us 400 euros) and we also had to pay 350 euros deposit on a fine. Can we contest this fine? We were on holiday in a perfectly legal vehicle.
Thanks.

by Mairead schwarz on 26 Aug 2014 Read Answer
Doris Fuellgrabe
Doris Fuellgrabe

Hi Doris,
My son in law is an active duty military stationed in The USA but he is deploying soon. I would like for my daughter and granddaughter to come stay with me in Germany for 6 months to 1 year depending on his dpeloyment. I have a SOFA and TESA as well as being command sponsored by the Army. Does she need to get a resident Visa prior to arriving in Germany or can she apply once she arrives for herslf and her daughter? She has no intention of working during the time she is in Germany. Lisa.

by Lisa on 07 Feb 2014 Read Answer
Doris Fuellgrabe
Doris Fuellgrabe

My sister and her husband were placed on an investment account in Waldshut in the 1980s. Our Aunt and Uncle lived in a nearby town and wanted them to avoid inheritance issues by being placed on the account. My aunt and uncle died over 12 years ago and my sister is trying to locate the fund. In the US one can find dormant/unclaimed funds through search engines in individual states. How can they find these funds in the Stadt that Waldshut is in?
Andrew

by Andrew Maetze on 30 Nov 2013 Read Answer
Doris Fuellgrabe
Doris Fuellgrabe

I have lost contact with Family in Germany, Neustadt am Wienstrasse area. How can one re-locate one's Family ? I have tried phone books

by Otto on 20 Dec 2012 Read Answer
Doris Fuellgrabe
Doris Fuellgrabe

Dear Doris,
I write on behalf of my sister who has been living in Berlin since July with her husband and 3 children. One month ago they found out their 2 years old son had kidney cancer. They are now looking for volunteers to help them look after their son in hospital and the 2 older ones (7 and 9 years old) who are left alone after school time.
How can we find a support group or recruit volunteers in Berlin ?
The children can speak french, spanish and german.Thank you for your help, Mireille

by Mireille DANGEL on 26 Nov 2012 Read Answer
Doris Fuellgrabe
Doris Fuellgrabe

Hi expert,

I need my grandparents marriage certificate from Berlin, however I need to have my grandfathers name fixed from Joseph to Giuseppe. How can this be done? Both grandparents are now deceased.

Thanks,
G

by gregory on 18 Mar 2012 Read Answer
Doris Fuellgrabe
Doris Fuellgrabe

Hi expert,

Is there any information about the number of Americans in Germany? Also it there information about how many may live in any particular city, such as the area around Cochem am Mosel?

by Bill on 06 Aug 2011 Read Answer
Doris Fuellgrabe
Doris Fuellgrabe

Hi Doris, I'm an American musician living in Germany - here 6 months, still waiting for my immigration papers, so I don't have health insurance yet. This was fine until I met a guy and we started to fall in love. Then (after having a sore on his lip), I ended up with genital herpes. I went to the Frauenklinik, and I have medicine, but it still is a shock. I don't have much money, but is there somewhere where I can get councelling in English for this - psychological stuff? Thank you!!

by marieross22 on 14 Apr 2011 Read Answer
Doris Fuellgrabe
Doris Fuellgrabe

I am trying to find my brother's son in Germany .
His name is Christopher Lynn Hill , and should be in his 20's .
His mothers name was Dede . Can you help me ?
This may not be your area but can you help me . Or direct to someone who can Jim Hill

by jim hill on 01 Mar 2011 Read Answer
Doris Fuellgrabe
Doris Fuellgrabe

I am trying to find out what the situation is for a couple who lived in Germany for seven years, with the husband paying married man's Pension contributions. Does the wife, who was there as dependent and not working, have a right to a German Pension for those years. We are now divorced but our divorce contract obliges my ex husband to pay me half of any German Pension he now receives unless I am entitled to one in my own right for 7 years in Germany. He is Swiss and the Swiss pay me a pension

by Dee Pfaeffli on 11 Oct 2010 Read Answer

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