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Corinna Stiehl
Partner, mediator & inheritance and family law specialist

As a lawyer and mediator, Corinna Stiehl focuses on resolving the inheritance and family law issues of private individuals and companies. She is a specialist in family law and according to the business publications, “Handelsblatt” and “Wirtschaftswoche”, one of the top lawyers for asset protection and marriage contract law in Germany. She formulates marriage contracts for the preventive protection of assets, advises and represents clients comprehensively in out-of-court separation agreements and also assists in divorce proceedings and the resolution of contentious ancillary matters. As a specialist in inheritance law, she formulates wills, advises on lifetime asset transfers and offers assistance in the processing and clarification of claims relating to the management of inheritance issues. Corinna Stiehl also acts as a mediator and a CP lawyer in out-of-court dispute resolution according to the Collaborative Law approach.

Practice areas
  • Formulation of wills
  • Anticipated succession
  • Winding up estates
  • Disputes among co-heirs
  • Enforcement and defence of claims to a compulsory portion
  • Formulation of marriage contracts
  • Out-of-court clarification of the consequences of separation and divorce
  • Separation agreements and agreements covering the ancillary matters of divorce
  • Representation in court in divorce proceedings and ancillary matters (e.g. compensation for the increase in value, distribution of property, maintenance)
  • Mediation procedures
  • Collaborative Law procedures
Vita
  • 1994-2001 Law studies in Mannheim and Angers/France
  • 2004 Admitted to the German bar
  • 2008-2017 Partner of Schlatter Rechtsanwälte, Heidelberg
  • 2008 Additional qualification as family law specialist
  • 2008 Additional qualification as mediator at the Institut für Konfliktberatung und Mediation (IKOM Institute for conflict management and mediation, Frankfurt/Main)
  • 2010 Additional qualification as inheritance law specialist
  • 2015 Additional qualification as “CP lawyer” (Collaborative Practice, similar to mediation)
  • 2017 Joined RITTERSHAUS law firm as partner
Other activities and memberships
  • Member of the Institut für Erbrecht (association of inheritance law specialists) www.erbrecht-institut.de
  • Supporting member of the Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft für Familien-Mediation e.V. (federal association of family mediators - BAFM)
  • Member of the Deutscher Anwaltverein (German Bar Association)
  • Member of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Familienrecht (working group on family law) in DAV
Publications
  • Kommentierung der §§ 1570, 1942-1944 BGB im BGB-Online-Kommentar (www.bgb.kommentar.de)
My motto

 “Life is beautiful. You just have to see it through the right glasses.” Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870)

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