Family Global Guide

Global insight from leading lawyers in comparative guides to the law worldwide

The Family Global Guide provides country-specific Q&A guides on family law and practice worldwide. The Q&A gives a high level overview of key issues including jurisdiction and conflict of law; pre- and post-nuptial agreements; divorce, nullity, and judicial separation; children; surrogacy and adoption; cohabitation; family dispute resolution; civil partnership/same-sex marriage; and controversial areas and reform.

The guide is derived from Family Law (2nd edition), European Lawyer Reference, which was published in association with the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (IAML). Special thanks are due to the General Editor of the Family Law guide, James Stewart of Penningtons Manches LLP, who is also the contributor of the UK (England and Wales) Q&A.

Country Q&A Contributing firm
Argentina Perez Maraviglia & Horton Abogados
Australia Meyer Partners Family Lawyers
Austria Rechtsanwaltskanzlei Dr. Alfred Kriegler
Bermuda Marshall Diel & Myers Ltd, Bermuda
Canada: Ontario Lenkinski Family Law & Mediation Professional Corporation
Chile Horvitz & Horvitz Abogados
Denmark Nyborg & Rørdam
Dominican Republic Aaron Suero & Pedersini
Finland Asianajotoimisto Juhani Salmenkylä Ky – Juhani Salmenkylä Ky, Attorneys-at-law
France CBBC Avocats
Germany Anwaltskanzlei Dr. Kreidler-Pleus und Kollegen
Gibraltar Triay & Triay
Greece Constandinidou-Stavropoulos-Stavropoulou
Guernsey Haskins Legal
Hong Kong Stevenson, Wong & Co
Hungary Kölcsényi & Némethi Law Firm
India Chambers of Ms Pinky Anand
Ireland Jennifer O Brien Solicitors, Irish Family Law Chambers
Israel Law Offices of Edwin Freedman
Italy Pirola, Pennuto Zei & Associati
Jersey Hanson Renouf
Malaysia Y N Foo & Partners
Mexico Müggenburg, Gorches, Peñalosa y Sepúlveda SC
Monaco PCM Avocats*
The Netherlands Smeets Gijbels B.V.
New Zealand Anita Chan QC, New Zealand
Nigeria Chief Rotimi Williams' Chambers (FRA Law)
Poland Kancelaria Adwokacka Adwokat dr Joanna Kosińska-Wiercińska
Russian Federation Divorce in Russia
Scotland Turcan Connell, Scotland
Singapore Drew & Napier LLC
South Africa Catto Neethling Wiid Inc
Spain Alberto Perez Cedillo Spanish Lawyers and Solicitors
Switzerland Trachsel Bortolani Partner
Turkey Yalçın & Toygar & Tüfekçi Law Office
Ukraine AGA Partners Law Firm
UK (England and Wales) Penningtons Manches LLP
United Arab Emirates International Advocate Legal Services (IALS)
United States: California Harris Ginsberg LLP
United States: Florida Sasser, Cestero & Sasser, PA
United States: Massachusetts Nissenbaum Hickey LLC
United States: Minnesota Walling, Berg & Debele, PA
United States: New York Teitler & Teitler LLP
United States: Texas Fullenweider Wilhite
United States: Virginia Maddox & Gerock, P.C.
United States: Washington State Flexx Law, PS
Article Contributing firm
Preface to the Family Law Global GuidePenningtons Manches LLP
Foreword to the Family Law Global Guide International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers


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