Divorce related matters

Going through divorce can be a painful process that may seem even more difficult and complicated when living abroad. Indeed, when the divorce involves international aspects (ex. in case of the dissolution of a binational marriage), issues such as the applicable law to the divorce and to the ancillary effects need to be well assessed as the consequences may differ considerably from one jurisdiction to another.

As expatriates, the decision to divorce in Switzerland shall be thoroughly analyzed in order not to commit damaging mistakes to you or your family. Some answers to most of the important and frequently asked questions can be found here. In any case, if you are dealing with one of these issues and need some help to cautiously conduct a divorce procedure; please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team.



• Where and how to initiate a divorce procedure?
• What can child(ren) and spouse expect in case of a divorce?
• What consequences has a divorce on assets and personnal funds of each spouse?
• As an expatriate, how does a divorce affect your right to stay in Switzerland?

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This website aims to provide general information regarding Swiss law and should not be regarded as a legal opinion. For more specific advice, do not hesitate to contact us.