Questions for your lawyer
- Should I divorce in France or in England / Wales ? Which country will be more favourable towards my personal circumstances ?
- How long will the divorce proceedings last ?
- Who will decide on the right to regular visits and overnight stays of the non-custodial parent ?
- How will maintenance allowance, (pension alimentaire), be calculated ?
- What will happen to my property ? Should I contact a notary in France or in my country of residence ?
- How much compensatory allowance, (prestation compensatoire), will I get ?
- How will I receive compensatory allowance if I don’t live in France ?
- I no longer agree to a divorce by mutual consent, (consentement mutuel). Can I switch proceedings ?
- I want my divorce to be over quickly. What is the best option ?
- Is mediation an option ?
- I am divorced and wish to move back to France with my children. What should I do ?
- I want to separate from my spouse. Am I allowed to leave my spouse and move back to France with my children ?
- My spouse and I both want custody of the children. Is it possible for our children to decide or to be heard by a judge ?
- I am worried that my spouse is about to go abroad with our children without my consent. What should I do ?
- My financial situation has changed since my divorce and I can no longer afford the maintenance payments ordered by the judge. What should I do ?
- Am I liable for the debts of my spouse during the divorce proceedings ?
- How can I prove that my spouse has left our home ?
- Will I be able to receive part of my spouse’s retirement pension if I divorce in England and Wales ?
Peggy Lethier will examine your personal circumstances and provide you with a personalised answer which will enable you to gain an understanding of your rights and obligations in this French-English cross-border context.
For a confidential discussion about your specific situation or requirements, you can contact her by telephone or email : Contact