International Divorce

International divorce refers to the dissolution of marriage between citizens of different countries that takes place abroad

Divorce is often emotionally difficult for both parties, and making such a decision can be challenging. Typically, the court decides on the divorce and legally terminates the marriage. Divorce lawyers offer a comprehensive approach to the divorce process, helping clients choose the optimal method of ending their marriage and developing a divorce strategy that maximizes the protection of their interests.

Divorce Abroad - International Divorce



Special attention should be given to the process of international divorce when the procedure may take place in multiple jurisdictions in different countries. International divorce attorneys provide advice on family matters and legal consultations on the optimal conduct of divorce proceedings. We collaborate with family law specialists in many countries, and our lawyers provide professional services in international family law.


Each country has its own family legislation. Our extensive experience in working with clients residing abroad allows us to analyze each situation individually to determine the best approach for resolving the case. In many cases, more than one country may have jurisdiction over an international divorce case. Different countries have different laws and divorce protocols. An attorney will consider all possible jurisdictions for the case and choose the most optimal one. Selecting the right jurisdiction for divorce can affect the outcome of the case.


Experienced attorneys in international divorce are necessary in situations where the marriage was contracted in another country, one or both spouses live abroad, the parties own real estate and assets in another country, there are particularities regarding child custody, or jurisdiction issues. Divorce lawyers provide legal assistance and consultations on the termination of marriage, custody, division of assets and property, alimony and support, relocation of children abroad, and enforcement of court decisions in family cases.


More than 80 countries are parties to the Hague Convention on Private International Law, which establishes guiding principles for resolving cases related to international divorce, confirmation of divorce, and enforcement of court decisions regarding the division of assets, alimony, and child custody.


In addition, international divorce cases and family disputes are regulated by the Convention on the Recognition of Divorces and Legal Separations, the Convention on the Law Applicable to Matrimonial Property Regimes, the Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, the Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance.


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