Family Law

Rechta Advocatuur is specialized in family law, more specific: divorces and the division of property, both at the request of parties together or at the request of one sole party. The subsequent procedure concerning the division of the property can be done separately of the divorce in case it will take a long time to settle. The attorney-at-law, working by Rechta Advocatuur prefers the so called: collaborative divorce, where parties each have an attorney but will try (as long as possible) to formalize the divorce and the division of the property together. To keep it polite is an important basic principe of Rechta Advocatuur.

Sometimes when the relationship between parties is bad and urgent measures has to be made, a provisional solution can be achieved. This is a temporary measure, issued by the court, which defines who has the right to use the property, which of the parties will take care of the children during the period of divorce, when the other party will see the children and who has the right to receive or the obligation to pay alimony to the other party during the period of divorce.

Rechta Advocatuur further assists in procedures relating to custody and access to child, paternity, and recognition of the child and adoption.

Many marriages have an international character. The attorney-at-law working at Rechta Advocatuur, spreaks fluently different languages as a result whereof she has regulary to bring to court international divorces.

Rechta Advocatuur is member of the Legal Aid Board. If your income is below a certain level, you may have the right to get a subsidy from the Dutch government for all family law related issues. This right have also citizens of other EU member states and even citizens of non EU member states if the divorce has to take place in the Netherlands as a result of the Dutch competentness of the court. For more information and exact rules:

More information about the following topics is availabe in Dutch and will be soon availabe in English.

  • Divorce;
  • Alimony;
  • Authority on and acces to the child;
  • Division of the property;
  • Legal name;
  • Paternity, recognition, adoption;
  • Litigation in family law matters.