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ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT CLAIMS

Victim of a road accident, you have the right to know the results of the investigation into your accident. Our team of lawyers specializing in compensation for road victims will contact the gendarmerie or police station responsible for the investigation and keep you informed of its progress. We will send you the minutes as soon […]

CROSS BORDER INJURY CLAIMS

For a French victim seriously injured abroad (or deceased), there are two different legal texts that may apply: ° According to EC Regulation No. 864/2007 known as “Rome II”, relating to the law applicable to non-contractual obligations (i.e. road accidents), applicable from 11 January 2009, of direct application in all states without necessary transposition: It […]

CLAIMING FOR COMPENSATION FOR A PERSONAL INJURY

French Personal injury law guarantees the victim fair compensation, full reparation for the consequences of the bodily damage inflicted by the accident.  Compensation for bodily injury therefore deals with all the damage suffered: on a physical, psychological or economic level. The adjuster, for example the insurance company, will have to offer a fair response to […]

THE HAGUE CONVENTION ON MARITAL REGIME

In France, the Hague Convention governing matrimonial regimes dated 14 March 1978 has entered into force on 1 September 1992.  The Hague Convention will apply when the spouses have not designated the applicable law to their matrimonial regime. However, following the Regulation (EU) 2016/1103 dated 24 June 2016 implementing enhanced cooperation in the field of […]

ASSISTANCE WITH PHYSICAL AND ECONOMICAL VIOLENCE

Economic and administrative violence are now being recognized as the theft of administrative documents, money, subtraction of access codes to different administrations, bank accounts, destruction of property, destruction of property, constraint, deprivation of autonomy (confiscation of income, vehicle, all means of payment).  This economic violence create a dependence on others and are committed in certain […]

PROTECTION ORDER IN THE CONTEXT OF FAMILY VIOLENCE

Any person who is a victim of violence within a couple, current or former, can ask the family affairs judge for a protection order.  The protection order is also intended to be issued to an adult threatened with forced marriage. Violence can be physical, psychological, economic or sexual and endanger the victim and/or one or […]

INTERNATIONAL CHILD CUSTODY ISSUE

The international jurisdiction of the French judge to rule on parental responsibility (exercise of parental authority, determination of the child’s habitual residence, visiting rights of the non-custodial parent, etc.) is governed by the Brussels II ter regulation, i.e. Council Regulation (EU) 2019/1111 of 25 June 2019 on jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of decisions in matrimonial […]

INTERNATIONAL DIVORCE

A divorce is international in the following cases: International divorce brings along many different questions: Where should I file for divorce?  Which Country has jurisdiction upon my case? Which law should apply to my divorce? Will the judge apply French or a foreign law? Which law is the most protective of my interests? Can I […]

CHILD CUSTODY

Under French Law, the child’s residence, also commonly refered to as child custody, refers to the place where your minor child will usually live. When parents separates, it is strongly recommended to seize the judge either amicably or through a judicial process to register the terms of the custody of the child.  Consequently, should there […]

ADVISING ON PRE-MARITAL AGREEMENT

The regime of community of acquisitions- Le régime de la communauté d’acquêts This is the regime that spouses automatically acquire when they marry in France if they have not signed a marriage contract. Each spouse keeps as personal property: The regime of the community includes property purchased during the marriage as well as income (including […]