When is German Law applicable?
From german view, german law of succession is applicable, when the testator usually lives in Germany or has audited, that german law shall be applied, comp. Art. 21 f. EuErbVO. If the testator died in a non-member-state of the EU (third state), german law can be applied on estate, being situated in Germany, Art. 10 EuErbVO. For more information, see our article about the applicable law under the EuErbVO.