Rightful Heirs in Nazi-era Cases: What We Can Expect for Gurlitt Claims

May 25,

Yael Weitz of Herrick, Feinstein LLP discusses the importance of locating the rightful owner, and his or her heirs, of artworks misappropriated by the Nazis as this is the only way forward in the resolution of these claims. In the event a claim is filed, courts in the U.S. will only allow the case to proceed where the claimant is the proper representative of the estate.