Pension of lawyers in the state of Hesse

The Pension Fund of Lawyers in the State of Hesse is the professional pension institution for lawyers in Hesse.

The pension scheme provides its members and their survivors with the following benefits:

  • Retirement
    • Regular with reaching the normal age limit
    • Preferred on written request after reaching the appropriate age limit
    • Delayed after exceeding the standard age limit and corresponding application by the member
  • Disability pension
  • Survivor's pension for widows, widowers, life partners and orphans

In addition, the pension fund may, upon request, grant grants for the costs of necessary, particularly complex medical rehabilitation measures.

Further information on the types of services can be found at the pension company's office and can also be found in the pension fund's statutes and website.

Related Links

  • Internetseite des Versorgungswerks
  • Satzung des Versorgungswerks

The pension fund informs its members in writing and also by telephone about which documents are to be submitted depending on the facts.

For self-employed members, a proof of income of the penultimate calendar year must be submitted by 31 March of a calendar year.

As a rule, an application is possible in writing and without a separate form (exception: issue of a SEPA direct debit mandate).

In order to simplify the procedure, the pension company is also happy to send required forms by post. In addition, important forms can be downloaded from the pension company's website.

Related Links

  • Formularangebot auf der Internetseite des Versorgungswerks


The essential condition for establishing membership is admission to the bar by a Hessian bar association.

The conditions for granting benefits are laid down in the statutes. The entitlement to benefits arises with the payment of a contribution.

  • Satzung des Versorgungswerks


supervisory authority is the Hessian Ministry of Justice

Related Links

  • Satzung des Versorgungswerks
  • Gesetz über die Hessische Rechtsanwaltsversorgung

Compulsory members of the pension scheme are made in accordance with Section 2 of the Gestz eson about the Hessian Bar Care (Hess. RAVG) Persons who have been admitted to the bar by the Bar Associations Frankfurt am Main or Kassel.

By handing over his certificate of approval, the newly admitted lawyer is obliged to inform the pension company of this. The utility then sends all necessary documents.

Related Links

  • § 2 Hess. RAVG

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