Martina Ritz (née Knoop)


Family Law, Mediation, Inheritance Law

Certified Expert for Family Law
Business Mediator (CVM / MuCDR)
Executrix (DVEV)


Doreen Blößer


Martina Ritz acts for clients in the fields of family law and inheritance law. She provides expert legal representation throughout Germany in family law proceedings, in particular divorce, including all ancillary matters such as alimony, marital property law and equalisation of pension rights. Martina Ritz provides comprehensive advice on the drafting of prenuptial / postnuptial agreements and divorce agreements.

In the field of inheritance law, Martina is experienced in the use of wills and contracts of inheritance for lifetime succession planning and can also act as an executrix. She additionally represents her clients in all aspects of inheritance law, for example the distribution of estates.

As a mediator she provides support for out-of-court dispute resolution procedures.


German, English


2020 Witzel Erb Backu & Partner

2018 Certified expert for family law

2017 Certified executrix (DVEV)

2015 Admitted to the bar

2013 Commercial mediator (CVM / MuCDR

2012 Joined SSW law firm

Law degree and traineeship in Munich


German Bar Association

Munich Bar Association


Varied publications in specialist journals such as NotBZ, NZFam and NJW-Spezial