International divorce


Divorce is complicated enough without international assets, dual-citizenships, and multiple residencies abroad. If you or your spouse are considering filing for divorce and you have global connections, you are strongly advised to consult an attorney with experience in this complex area of the law.

At DAME Legal, we pride ourselves on our knowledge of the intricacies in international divorce cases. When you choose one of our attorneys to represent your case, you can be confident that we will be attentive to every detail to protect your rights and assets so that the outcome serves you best.

When you file for divorce in a marriage with international implications, your representation should have reputable knowledge of multiple jurisdictions. Filing in one jurisdiction versus another impacts more than the ease with which the marriage can be dissolved. Some jurisdictions have different rules and responsibilities for the divorcing parties.

Choosing the right jurisdiction to file for divorce could make all the difference in a favorable outcome. When you select the skilled team of lawyers at DAME Legal to represent you in your international divorce proceedings, you are arming yourself with a strategic game plan for getting the results you desire.

Choosing the right divorce lawyer

When you choose DAME Legal, you can be confident we will conduct all the research needed to best represent you through what may be the most important financial decision you will ever make. At DAME Legal, we take dozens of issues into account so that our clients can be assured they are making the right decision.

Whether your spouse has filed against you or you are contemplating filing for divorce, it is important to reach out to our team of international divorce lawyers. We will guide you through the consideration of all the minutiae of your complicated case, including:

  • Forum selection
  • The international divorce planning process
  • International divorce jurisdiction
  • Staying or objecting to the jurisdiction
  • The grounds for divorce
  • Choice of law issues
  • Division of assets
  • Procedural issues in foreign jurisdictions
  • International spousal support
  • Any other issues that may arise throughout the planning for international divorce

While all of these issues hold their own degree of importance, forum selection is arguably the most critical issue for your representation to consider in international divorce cases. Due to the vast variation in the laws between many traditional European countries and the more progressive common-law nations, forum selection and a deep understanding of the variances in the laws of different jurisdictions are crucial, yet complex, components to international divorce proceedings.

At DAME Legal, our lawyers put their hard-earned knowledge of the legal system to use to achieve the results our clients deserve. Your attorney will work tirelessly to select the proper forum for your international divorce so that we can expedite, calculate, and work toward dissolving your marriage and moving forward.

If you live in the greater New Jersey area or the New York metropolitan area, our partners at DAME Legal can help you overcome this difficult part of your life with relative ease. Give us a call at 201-968-5800 or fill out our contact form on our site to begin the process.

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