Dr. Andreas Hanke

Andreas Hanke

Vita

2003 – 2009 Law School, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder) and Law School, Freie Universität, Berlin.

2010 Dissertation regarding International Family Law (U.S.) with a focus on “Parental Relocation”, Freie Universität, Berlin

2010 Research at University of Missouri, School of Law – Kansas City, Missouri (Family Law)

2009 – 2011 Legal Clerkship Kammergericht, Berlin (Court of Appeals Berlin)

Since 2011 Attorney-at-law

Since 2012 Lecturer DANSEF e.V. (International Family Law)

2012 Lecturer and Practitioner in Residence at Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas (WS 2012)

Since 2015 Examined Specialist for Family Law (Fachanwalt für Familienrecht)

2015 Lecturer and Practitioner in Residence at Penn State University, Dickinson Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Since 2016 Member of the Editorial Team of the Family Law Magazine “Der Familienrechtsberater

2018 PhD in law, Law School, Bielefeld University

Andreas is married and father of two. He lives with his family in Berlin.

Areas of Practice

Andreas handles the full range of family law cases, including child support, custody, spousal support/alimony, visitation/access, parental relocation, divorce, division of marital property, pension benefits, and international child abduction. Andreas has practised law in Germany with a focus on International Law from the beginning of his career. Andreas has a unique expertise as counsel in complex international family law cases (including US- and Canadian family law). Andreas publishes articles on family and on international family law on a regular basis, he is a member of the Berlin Bar Association, an Associate of the American Bar Association, and a member of the International Society of Family Law. Andreas has successfully passed the certification exams of the Fachanwaltsordnung and holds the official title “Examined Specialist for Family Law” (Fachanwalt für Familienrecht). Andreas successfully served as a counsel to private clients from the US and Canada. With regard to his knowledge of US- and Canadian Family Law, Andreas is able to assist in complex cross-border family law disputes including child abduction cases.

Furthermore, he has served as an expert-witness for German and European Family Law at several US-courts.

Memberships

  • Berlin Bar Association
  • Associate American Bar Association (ABA) (Committee Member of International Law)
  • German-American Lawyers Association (DAJV)
  • Berlin Bar Association
  • Deutsche Anwalts-, Notar- und Steuerberatervereinigung für Erb- und Familienrecht (DANSEF)
  • International Society of Family Law (ISFL)
  • German Lawyers Association (DAV)
  • Section of Family Law, German Lawyers Association (Deutscher Anwaltsverein)
  • Deutscher Familiengerichtstag e.V.

Publications

  • Custody and Visitation Rights in Germany After the Decisions of the European Court on Human Rights (Family Law Quarterly, Volume 45, Number 3, Fall 2011 P. 353-360)
  • Introduction to European and German Family Law (Vorlesungsbegleitendes Skript, Washburn University School of Law, WS 2012, Family Law)
  • Das Separation Agreement nach kanadischem Familienrecht (FamRBint 2013, 70-74)
  • Reform des Ehegattenunterhaltsrechtes in Florida (FamRBint 2013, 103-104)
  • Das Wechselmodell im kanadischen Kindschaftsrecht – Ein gangbarer Weg auch für Deutschland? (FamRB 2014, 106 – 109)
  • Behandlung von US-Anwartschaften im Versorgungsausgleich (FamRB 2014, 226 – 229)
  • Besprechung OLG Hamburg v. 26.6.2014 – 12 UF 111/13, Prüfung des Kindeswohls bei Vollstreckung eines Rückführungsbeschlusses (FamRB 2015, 100-101)
  • Das subjektive Element bei der Bestimmung des gewöhnlichen Aufenthalts nach dem Haager Kindesentführungsübereinkommen / The Subjective Element in Determining the „Habitual Residence“ Pursuant to the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction“, (FamRB 2015, 227-230)
  • Besprechung OLG Stuttgart v 18.03.2015 – 17 UF 44/15, Keine Rückführung bei absehbarem Hin-und-her-Verbringen des Kindes (FamRB 2015, 251-252)
  • Besprechung OLG München v. 18.12.2015 – 1239/15, Anwendbarkeit des HKÜ bei gewöhnlichen Aufenthalt in Ostjerusalem (FamRB 2016, 229)
  • Besprechung OLG München v. 26.07.2016 – 34 Wx 192/16 Zustellung eines Scheidungsantrages in den USA unter Verstoß gegen das HZÜ (FamRB 2016, 452f.)
  • Öffentliche Zustellung in Scheidungssachen mit Auslandsbezug (FamRB 2016, 483 – 487)
  • Besprechung OLG Koblenz v. 19.3.2018 – 9 WF 607/17 Familiengerichtliche Genehmigung der Erbausschlagung für minderjährige Kinder bei Auslandsvermögen (FamRB 2019, 106-108)

Lectures

  • 2010 Equalization of Accrued Gains, Fachanwaltsfortbildungsseminar DANSEF e.V.
  • 2010 Pension Rights Adjustment in International Family Law Cases, Fachanwaltsfortbildungsseminar DANSEF e.V.
  • 2012 International Family Law, Fachanwaltsfortbildungsseminar DANSEF e.V.
  • 2012 Introduction to European and German Family Law, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, USA
  • 2013 Einführung in das Sorgerecht für die Beratung am Finanzmarkt, Mitarbeiterfortbildung Ing-DiBa
  • 2013 International Family Law, Fachanwaltsfortbildung DANSEF e.V.
  • 2015 The Transnational Family: An International Lawyer´s Perspective, Penn State University, Dickinson Law, Carlisle, PA, USA
  • 2018 Panelist, ABA Family Law Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, The Child´s Voice: Cross-Border Parentage – When Hague and Child Abduction Conventions, Rights of the Child and Issues of Habitual Residence apply to your ART Case
  • 2018 Guest-Speaker “Comparative Concepts in Elder Law”, Penn State University, Dickinson Law, Carlisle, PA, USA

Media

Andreas served as an International Family Law expert for several TV News Shows.