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The Federal Central Criminal Register

The Federal Office of Justice, the Federal Central Register. It is divided into the Central Register and the Education Register. The Register final decisions of criminal courts as well as certain decisions of the courts and of administrative guardianship authorities and - registered foreign criminal convictions against German or against foreigners living in Germany - after a comparative review. In addition, search warrants shall be included in the register.

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Foreign Maintenance

We would like to present you on the following pages selected information regarding the activities of the Federal Office of Justice related to claiming and enforcing foreign maintenance.

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Central Authority for International Custody Conflicts

On the following pages we would like to inform you how the Federal Office of Justice as Central Authority can assist you if you and your child are affected by a cross-border conflict relating to custody or access/contact or international child abduction, or if a risk exists for such conflict to arise.

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International Protection of Adults

On the following pages we would like to inform you how the Federal Office of Justice as Central Authority can assist private persons, courts and authorities in matters relating to guardianship/curatorship over adults with cross-border elements.

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