International Family Law

  • Sterling Law is a company with expertise in not just UK law, but also EU law, Russian law, and many other nations. Why is this important? Well, as families become more mobile and the world becomes more globalised, it is common for parents to move around, whether one or both, and it is important to understand and consider the local laws and how they relate to family life
  • Sterling Law can help you with divorce, custody, property, surrogacy, and other legal areas in a variety of nations
  • This is particularly important if you have a partner from abroad, which many people in the UK now do
  • This is to say that almost all the areas of family law which our experts cover in the UK, we can cover equally well internationally in a variety of countries. It’s free to call us, so if you have any questions contact us. It’s not surprise we are ranked in the top 100 nationally for our Family Law expertise, and as being better than 96% of firms for value for money.
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We haven’t forgotten about you, but we believe you’d rather spend time doing something that really matters than on the phone with a lawyer.

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Pre-Nuptial Agreements Pre-Nuptial Agreements

Pre-Nuptial Agreements

  • Historically, Pre-Nuptial agreements were not often looked at by courts, which meant a significant amount of autonomy in marriages and civil partnerships was lost. In recent years, however, courts have started to consider pre-nuptial agreements more and more, and they are a viable and useful way of protecting your and your partner’s interests in and after marriage.
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Domestic Abuse Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic abuse is one of the worst things that can happen in a relationship, and it is extremely important to get out of this relationship as fast as possible
  • Often, it is not as simple as leaving the relationship – especially if you are married.
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Property Division Property Division

Property division is an important aspect of family law, and yet it is often overlooked when signing agreements that affect it. In relation to family law, property law is more than an area in itself – it is closely tied to divorce law, civil partnerships, and pre and post nuptial agreements. Many questions of property family law fall under this area, and Sterling Law’s expertise covers all of them.

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Same Sex Marriage Same Sex Marriage

Sterling Law’s expertise in marriage and family law applies equally to same sex-marriage, so if you are reading the page above, every legal part of the process is equally open to you, and our team will be happy to help!

Same Sex Marriage
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