You found your dream home. And as far as you were concerned everything was perfect until a crisis arose in your marriage. You are now getting a divorce. But who gets the house? Your spouse was never that interested in the house, but suddenly they want to keep it.
Usually, the Dutch divorce courts are only competent to hear divorce cases if one of the parties lives in The Netherlands or both parties are of Dutch nationality (see here for a full overview of when the courts have jurisdiction). During the Covid-19 pandemic, however, it is not always possibleRead more
During a divorce, you may be tempted to keep quiet about certain property to keep it out of the divorce settlement. This is particularly so if the other spouse has no knowledge of the property. However, Dutch law has a harsh penalty for the concealment of property during divorce.
With the withdrawal bill on the 31st of January everything changed for British citizens within the EU, or did it? This article describes the probable effects of Brexit on getting a divorce in The Netherlands after full UK withdrawal from the EU. First of all, Brexit is still in transitionRead more
On the 21st of May, the upper chamber of the Dutch parliament approved sweeping changes to Dutch spousal alimony law. So, what’s new?
As of the 1st of February 2019 a new legal player will arrive in Rotterdam. Our new law firm, specialised in international divorce law and family law for high net worth individuals, takes a no nonsense approach. No stuffy suits or big words, but experienced family lawyers that communicate withRead more
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