Often during the course of a marriage or partnership, you and your partner may live overseas, or obtain assets overseas. Should this partnership dissolve, issues may then arise as to how to deal with these assets, or there may be uncertainty around which jurisdiction your separation or divorce needs to occur.
At Steel Legal, we have years of experience working with international clients, such as expats living overseas or cases where the separated parties live, or wish to live in different jurisdictions. We can advise you on your legal options and work with you on appropriate courses of action.
Each case is different, so we encourage you to book a free initial consultation by calling 07 3112 0225 or send us a message.
Frequently Asked Questions
The options available depend on the jurisdictions involved, but there are ways to resolve matters when both parties are in different jurisdictions. We can discuss your individual circumstances and advise you on the best course of action.
There may be conditions in place under your own parenting agreement (whether informal or formal) related to whether you can take the children overseas on holiday, or move overseas yourself. For some orders, permission may be required from the other party. We can discuss your individual circumstances and advise you on the best course of action.
Yes. The options available to you will depend on factors such as the jurisdiction these assets are in, however we can discuss your individual needs and determine the best course of action.
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