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Dr. Thomas Jürgens

 

Nina Wölfer

+ Dr. Kerstin Niethammer - Jürgens

 

Dr. KERSTIN NIETHAMMER-JÜRGENS

 

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Attorney at law

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Certified family law attorney

 

 

Areas of Specialization:


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Family law

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Marital contracts

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Divorce law / dissolution of marriage

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Spousal maintenance (alimony) law

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Matrimonial property law (property distribution,

equalization of accrued gains)

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Household income distribution

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Children’s law (custody, access rights)

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Adoption law

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Child abduction law

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Inheritance law

 

 

Languages:

 

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German

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English (legal and business)

 

 

Curriculum Vitae:

 

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Born 1959

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Studied law and political science in Göttingen, München, and Würzburg; Studies at Yale Law School in the US; Legal clerkship in Berlin

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Doctorate from the University of Frankfurt am Main

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Admitted to the bar in 1991

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Certified family law attorney since 2001

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Married, five children

 

 

Teaching:


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Lectureships on international family law at Potsdam University and Humboldt University in Berlin

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Lecturer on European family law at the Academy of European Law

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Lecturer on international family law and child law for attorneys seeking board certification or engaged in continuing education

 

 

Expert panels and professional memberships:


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Since July 2014 EU-Expert regarding Family- and Inheritance Law in Kosovo, Drafting of a Civil Code.

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Team Leader of a project funded by the EU and implemented by the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) regarding the application of the Hague Child Abduction Convention, the Hague Child Protection Convention and on Russia´s possible access to the Hague Convention on Child Support in the Russian Federation (2011-2013).

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Expert panel on international adoption law under the auspices of the Federal Ministry of Justice and the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women, and Youth

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Family Law Commission of the Federal Chamber of Lawyers (BRAK), responsible for developments in family law in Europe

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German Lawyers Association (DAV) working group on family law

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German Association of Female Lawyers (djb) commission on family law

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German Association of Female Lawyers commission on civil law

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International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (IAML)

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Union of Certified Attorneys (AuF)

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European Academy for Women in Politics and Business (EAF)

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Rotary Club

 

 

Publications:


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Professional articles and lectures on child law and international family law

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Family Law: “The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (HCCA) in the Lawyer’s Practice,” in Der Amtsvormund (2000) pg. 1971

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“Enforcement Problems in Hague Convention Cases” in Familie, Partnerschaft, Recht. Zeitschrift für die Anwaltspraxis (2004) pg. 306ff

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Regular commentaries on court decisions and cases concerning family law in Der Familien-Rechts-Berater international

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Co-author of the online commentary LexisNexis, writing on The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

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Co-author of The Lawyer’s Family Law Handbook (International Family Law chapter), 2nd edition, Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt, Köln

 

 

 
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