Life as a couple has its ups and downs. And it sometimes imposes that one separates. If you are in this situation, you need to be informed and advised in order to make the best choices for your future life and that of your children. The law offers different possibilities for separation and divorce. And depending on your situation, your expectations will not be the same. Moreover, family law in Switzerland is constantly evolving and only lawyers who are experts in the field will be able to give you reliable advice.
If you need a lawyer specialized in divorce and separation law, call on our firm located in Lausanne and Geneva. We also act in the whole canton of Vaud: Morges, Nyon, Yverdon, Vevey and Montreux, as well as in Geneva.
What is divorce law?
Divorce law is a branch of family law. It covers various legal procedures. In Switzerland, if you are married and wish to separate, you have three options:
- Separation under the Conjugal Union Protection Measures (CUPM)
- Separation from bed and board
- The divorce
Separation or divorce? If you’re wondering, don’t hesitate to ask us about the implications of either of these decisions. Each of them, in fact, will have an impact on important elements of your life:
- Parental authority and custody of children
- Alimony and spousal support
- The allocation of family housing
- Occupational pension plan (2nd pillar)
- The division of property and the management of assets
Law firm specializing in the resolution of divorce-related disputes
Our law firm is specialized in the resolution of disputes related to divorce and separation proceedings.
It is not always easy to get along after several years of living together and the accumulated resentments can be harmful to any attempt at conciliation, which we understand very well. That’s why we help you defend your interests.
If you opt for a joint petition and therefore for an amicable divorce, it is not mandatory to use the services of a lawyer. However, he or she will be able to advise you and help you draw up the agreement for the judge’s attention.
Some situations are also more complex than others and require the intervention of experts. For example, if you live abroad and wish to divorce, or if you are foreign nationals, the procedure may be more complex to understand. Do not hesitate to contact our law firm.