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English translation: insurance for remaining debts


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08:27 Jul 4, 2008
German to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Insurance
German term or phrase: Rechtschuldversicherung
Sieht eine Rechtschuldversicherung eine Absicherung der versicherten Person lediglich für die Fälle der Arbeitsunfähigkeit oder Arbeitslosigkeit vor, handelt es sich hierbei nicht um Lebensversicherungen, so dass § 153 VVG in diesen Fällen von vorne herein nicht anwendbar wäre.
Local time: 07:32
English translation:insurance for remaining debts
often used when buying by hire purchase
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Stephen Sadie
Local time: 08:32
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4 +1insurance for remaining debts
Stephen Sadie

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
insurance for remaining debts

often used when buying by hire purchase

Stephen Sadie
Local time: 08:32
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 33
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Asker: So you think they meant "Restschuldversicherung"?

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Jon Fedler: or residual debt insurance-see www.dradio.de/dlf/sendungen/verbrauchertipp
24 mins
  -> indeed, residual is far better, thanks joni

neutral  TonyTK: Just the one Google hit, Stephen - and even that's a German site. I think we have proper names for threse things.
24 mins
  -> see my reply to jonathan pls
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