Family and inheritance law
We hope that our clients will enjoy harmony in their family lives, but, if necessary, we are ready to provide advice and support in litigation concerning the dissolution of a marriage, the award and payment of alimony, the division of property, as well as issues arising in relation to rights of access or custody for a parent and to paternity.
The Group’s services also include advising and enforcing inheritance rights, providing support during the subsequent disposal of inherited property, and providing legal support in any inheritance disputes.
- providing advice on property issues and non-property personal issues that the parties face at any stage of family relationships;
- providing advice on property issues at the stage when people are planning to marry;
- drafting a well thought out pre-nuptial contract which takes into account the prospect for the family relationship of the spouses to develop (including property rights among others);
- providing support in enforcing the terms and conditions of a pre-nuptial contract;
- handling disputes that involve challenging pre-nuptial contracts and seeking to have them amended or terminated.
Dissolving a marriage; dividing property; obtaining an award of alimony; determining the procedure for access to children
- Providing advice on divorce and litigating divorce cases, as well as cases of the following types: those seeking an award of alimony or a change to the amount of alimony; those that involve dividing property; those determining the place where minor children will live and the procedure for parental access to children; those seeking to deprive a parent of parental rights; and those that involve establishing paternity.
All inheritance issues
All matters concerning inheritance (wills and testaments, contracts of succession, trust funds, etc.)
- providing advice and enforcing inheritance rights (including cases when the property is located outside Russia);
- assisting in the subsequent disposal of inherited property;
- and other inheritance disputes at all stages.
- establishing the fact that persons are related to one another, and other facts of legal importance;
- optimising taxation for family members in connection with the new property tax for individuals.