Getting Divorce in France

A guide on how to file for divorce in France, including steps on preparing documentation, conditions for separating, and what to expect.   You may get a divorce (divorce) in France as long as either you or your spouse is resident in France. If you are resident in different countries, it is best to apply …. Read More

Divorce, How Long Does It Take?

If you do an Internet search asking the question of how long it might take to get a divorce there would be a variety of answers, starting from 6 months to years. I have had a case that settled in one week; conversely I represented someone who had begun their proceedings 30 years earlier. There …. Read More

Family Law and Parenting Plans

When finalizing a divorce, family law matters are notoriously tricky for parents to agree on. Figuring out a parenting plan might not be easy but is important as one source reports that the tone for life after divorce is typically set in around six months. What is a parenting plan? Basically, it’s a schedule and …. Read More

Hague Convention and Divorce

In October of 1980 The Hague Convention concluded and was entered into force by the signatories in 1983.  The Convention was drafted to ensure the prompt return of children who have been abducted from their country of habitual residence or wrongfully retained in a contracting state not their country of habitual residence. The following excerpts …. Read More