Our team of experienced family lawyers will advise you on custody and visitation, whether in the event of divorce or divorce. We regularly help international clients understand and navigate Dutch law. Our lawyers can also draw up education plans and agreements for you in Dutch, English or German. Divorce and separation: where to start? This video guides families in the event of divorce or separation to a set of free family justice tools and products available on Justice Canada`s www.canada.ca/family-law website. Separating parents often enter into a separation agreement indicating who their children live with and how they will share their property. A separation agreement is not the same as a divorce, but it is a contract, which means that both parents have to sign it and then do what they have agreed. If you wish, you can define the agreements you and your partner have made on child support, children, your joint pension and other issues in a transaction. You don`t have to make a comparison. However, if you do, you want your lawyer to develop the document because he or she is already involved. Otherwise, you are free to do so yourself or to hire a civil law notary to do so for you. Childcare means that both parents can decide (legal) issues relating to children, such as school, financial matters, medical affairs, etc.
It is presumed that both parents agree when a parent exercises his or her rights as an administrator, unless the parent expressly protests. If the parties cannot reach an agreement, the family courts may be asked to make a decision. Since children are involved, it is not ideal for their parents to be involved in long legal disputes. That is why we also propose an alternative method of resolving disputes over mediation. Mediation helps the parties reach an agreement that is usually a definitive answer to any dispute. Mediation also helps parties refocus their energy on what is best for children. If there is no separation agreement and the couple is unable to agree on all custody or custody and access issues, they can seek help from family justice services or ask the court for a judge to rule on the issues. If there is a separation agreement, these issues can be resolved without a judge letting them decide for you. However, it is likely that the case will still be in court to make an order to the judge. In the following article, you will find some general answers to some frequently asked questions about child custody and the visit of children after separation or divorce in the Netherlands occurs when a couple, married or common law, no longer lives together as a couple.
You do not need to consult a lawyer, go to court or have a „legal separation“ to be legally separated. You don`t need the consent of your spouse or partner to live separately. You are considered legally separated as soon as you and your spouse/partner begin to live „separated and separated“ with the intention of separating. Whether you are in a common law relationship or are married, you will probably need a legal settlement of your affairs during a separation, such as Z.B. Custody and access, assistance to children and spouses and sharing of ownership. Successful Parenting Apart: A Toolkit – A toolkit with some of the best resources available to parents after separation or divorce. If you and your partner have a registered partnership, if you agree and do not have children, you can terminate your registered partnership amicably. If you have children under the age of 18 or if only one of you wants to end your relationship, you must ask the court to break up the partnership.