Eva Becker

Rechts­an­wältin (German Lawyer)

Certified specialist for family law

Admitted 1993


German, English, French

Special activities

  • Chairwoman of the Executive Board of the association of family lawyers within the German Bar Association (2011‑2022)
  • Co-editor of the legal journal forum familienrecht (2005-2022)
  • Lecturer at the faculty of law of the Humbold-Universität in Berlin (2014-2020)
  • Member of the examining board for the accreditation as certified specialist for family law of the Berlin Bar Counsil (2001‑2014)
  • Member of the expert commission of the German Federal Ministry of Justice for the developement of an optional Franco-German matrimonial property regime (2006-2010)


Scientific Association for Family Law Wissenschaftlichen Vereinigung für Familienrecht

Deutscher Familiengerichtstag

Publications / Lectures

Protection against domestic violence in Vorwerk – Das Prozessformularbuch, Otto Schmidt, 12th ed. [2024] (since 9th ed. [2010])

Adoption in Vorwerk – Das Prozessformularbuch, Otto Schmidt, 12th ed. [2023] (since 9th ed. [2010])

The Franco-German optional matrimonial property regime – Deutscher Erbrechtstag, Berlin March 2018

Practical Experience with the German-French optional Matrimonial Property Regime – Symposium – Does German Family Law Need a Fifth matrimonial Property Regime? – Symposium – Braucht das deutsche Familienrecht einen fünften Güterstand? – Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf, February 2016

Childbirth – confidential or anonymous? One of the last twilight zones in German family law in Familie-Recht-Ethik, in Festschrift für Gerd Brudermüller zum 65. Geburtstag, Beck [2014]

The Unification of Rules on Conflict of Laws in European Family Law – Rome III in NJW 2011, S. 1543

A European matrimonial property regime ? – The optional Franco-German matrimonial property regime in Journal of the Academy of European Law, Volume 12, issue 1, April 2011

The Franco-German Convention on the optional matrimonial property regime, Presentation to the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament on 30.11.2010

Forum maintenance law – An interim assessment after the reform came into force, 20.09.2010

The child in the proceedings – Country Report Germany – Meeting of the Council of the European Bar Associations (CCBE) on the topic “PRACTISING FAMILY LAW IN EUROPE“, Brüssel am 11./12.12.2008

Matrimonial Property law in Germany – Third Franco-German forum of the Foundation for Continental Law, Forum der Stiftung für das Kontinentale Recht, Paris am 09. – 10.12.2008

The new maintenance law, Haufe [2008]

Eva Becker is listed as an expert in family law in the FOCUS special editions “Germanys Top lawyers: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013; also in editions No 39-2013 and Nr. 22-2004