Located in Washington DC, the Transatlantic Estate Law Firm PLLC provides comprehensive estate and tax law services for international families.

We advise on:

  • Estate planning, with focus on
    • non-US citizens, or
    • non-US assets;
  • Tax-optimized cross-border asset planning:
    • retirement planning
    • asset titling;
  • Tax compliance regarding
    • foreign assets,
    • foreign income, or
    • cross-border financial transactions;
  • Estate settlements (inheritances) with international aspects:
    • non-US decedents,
    • non-US beneficiaries, or
    • non-US assets;


  • For inheritances and planning with assets located in Germany please visit our dedicated site GermanInheritance.com.
  • German-speaking visitors looking for information on inheritances in the US please visit our dedicated site erben-USA.com.



April 11, 2019

Dr. Caroline Esche moderated a panel at the annual conference of the American Bar Association Section of International Law on the topic “Tax Treaties with Switzerland, France, Germany and the UK: Their Impact on Investments, Retirement and Estate Planning.”

April 13, 2019

Presentation at the German International School of Washington on the topic “Retirement and asset planning for Germans living in the US.”

May 15, 2019

Presentation at the German Embassy: “Steueroptimierte Renten- und Vermögensplanung für Deutsche in den USA.”

May 20, 2019

Presentation at the German Embassy on estate planning in DC, Maryland and Virginia.