International Divorce Solicitors

Our Divorce experts will guide you through complex, multi-jurisdictional divorce cases.

Our International Divorce Law Experts Are Here For You

Regardless of your citizenship, if one of the parties to the divorce is resident in the UK, then it can be advantageous and far more simple to file for divorce under UK law.

If your divorce involves residency in other countries, this can be a complex area of law and so it is important you choose lawyers with proven multi-jurisdictional experience to help ensure the best outcome for you, your family and your future.

We can guide you through the divorce process across different countries and jurisdictions, enabling you to achieve a resolution that’s right for you and everyone involved. Call our international divorce solicitors now on 0330 024 0333 or contact us online and we can call you.

Wherever you are on your journey, our legal advisors can help. Call us today on 0330 024 0333 or use the button below to complete our contact form.

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How Our International Divorce Experts Can Help

Divorce Financial Settlements

The divorce process itself is not complicated but reaching a financial settlement that is right for you, your family and your future is so important. Our divorce lawyers can guide you through the division of assets and help you to achieve a successful settlement that works for you and everyone involved.

Child Law

Relationship breakdown is never pleasant and even more troubling and complicated if children are involved. Our divorce experts can help ensure you get the best outcome for your family.

Settling Divorce Outside of Court

It is advantageous to settle differences out of court wherever possible – this can make things quicker and more cost-effective for both parties. Our divorce experts will help you to use alternative channels such as mediation, collaborative law and negotiation to reach a swift conclusion and a mutually-agreeable solution.

Divorce & Separation

Whatever the requirements of your family situation, our team of divorce lawyers offers the experience and expertise you need to achieve the right resolution. We have specialists in all aspects of divorce law.

Why Choose Us?

Our international divorce lawyers have extensive experience in handling the intricacies of family law, particularly in relation to securing your financial future.
We bring a personal approach to all of our work, providing sensitive and compassionate advice.
Having helped many people with international divorce agreements in the past, we are confident that our team will achieve the right results for you.

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International Divorce Frequently Asked Questions

It is not possible to pick and choose which country to pursue your divorce in and for it to be able to proceed under UK law there are certain criteria to be met such as:

  • Both parties are residents in the UK
  • One party lives in the UK and has done for the previous six months

Even if you live abroad at the time of starting or receiving divorce proceedings, if you or the other party is domiciled in the UK, UK law can be used.

Simple as the above may seem, it does not always apply so it is very important you contact our international divorce lawyers as soon as possible for advice

Each jurisdiction has a different approach to elements of a divorce, such as spousal support or arrangements for children. It is imperative that you contact our international divorce solicitors and get expert advice if a divorce has any sort of an international element.

International divorce differs between jurisdictions, both within the EU and non-EU countries. As each individual’s circumstance is different, it’s best to speak to a specialist international divorce solicitor to get the correct and right legal advice for your situation.

England and Wales will recognise most overseas civil court divorces (any other form of divorce, such as a religious divorce through a Sharia Council or a Beth Din, will not be recognised). However, there are some vases where a foreign divorce may not be valid within the UK. If you’re unsure if your foreign divorce is valid within the UK then speak to one of our international divorce solicitors as soon as possible, as recognition of your divorce can affect your nationality or immigration status, your ability to remarry, the status of any children, and may cause issues with wills and potential inheritance.

As each couple’s circumstances can vary significantly (particularly in cases where international assets are involved), the length of the process will be different for everyone. Speak to one of our international divorce lawyers today, who will be able to give you an estimate on the time it may finalise, from petition to decree absolute.

When a relationship deteriorates, coping with the sudden upheaval in your life can prove to be a particularly hard task. The process of divorce can be intimidating, especially when it encompasses international aspects. Knowing how to initiate the legal proceedings for an international divorce and understanding your available options can be challenging. Therefore, seeking guidance from our family law experts at an early stage is crucial to determine the optimal approach for achieving a fair resolution

The law in England and Wales changed on 6th April 2022. This means that if you divorce in England and Wales after this date, neither of you needs to blame the other for the end of the marriage.

How The International Divorce Process Works

Not everyone is aware of how the process of engaging International Divorce solicitors works, so we’ve provided an overview below to give you some peace of mind
  1. The first stage is to get in touch with us using the button below – you will then be assigned to one of our International Divorce specialists. Alternatively, you can reach us on 0330 024 0333.

  2. You’ll then receive a free 15-minute consultation within 24 hours via Zoom or telephone to discuss the issues you’re facing.

  3. You are then provided with a transparent breakdown of our costs and, if you would like to proceed, we send you a pack of onboarding documents

  4. Following this, we will guide and support you through the process of achieving a resolution that works for you and your family.

Our Other Divorce Services

Family & Individual Immigration Solicitors

Your specialist legal advisor will advise you on the most appropriate visa route for your circumstances, guiding you through the application process from start to finish. We’re here to assist you at every stage, and can provide the legal expertise you need to obtain settlement and citizenship when the time comes.

Child Maintenance Solicitors

We can guide you through the process of ensuring children are front and centre of any child maintenance conversations, ensuring the outcome is right for you, your family and your future. We can also help if payments have halted.

Wherever you are on your journey, our International Divorce specialists are here to answer any questions you might have

If you’d like to speak to a member of our team, please fill out the enquiry form. We will aim to reply to your query within 2 hours

Need to talk to someone sooner? You can call use at the number below

Call Us: 0330 024 0333

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