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Russia's BGP Litigation Launches Family Law Practice

Russia's BGP Litigation Launches Family Law Practice

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BGP Litigation has announces the opening of a Family Law practice.

According to BGP Litigation, "the firm will provide legal support in complex inheritance and divorce proceedings, including disputes on the division of jointly acquired property of spouses, recovery of alimony, determination of the place of residence of children and the procedure for communicating with them, their departure from the Russian Federation, contesting and establishing paternity, [and the] deprivation and restriction of parental rights.

In addition, the firm reports, "the new BGP Litigation Family Law practice team has the unique experience of positively resolving cross-border family disputes, as well as structuring family assets, in particular through prenuptial agreements, property sharing agreements, alimony agreements, wills, including joint wills of spouses, inheritance agreements and foundations. Also, the practice's lawyers often act as mediators for the peaceful settlement of disputes related to family law, including cross-border inheritance issues."

The Family Law practice will be headed by Partner Victoria Dergunova, who, the firm reports, "specializes in resolving disputes about raising children, their return from foreign countries in the event of unlawful abduction or detention, [and] development of the concept of property relations of spouses and inheritance planning." 

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Founded in 1993, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners is the leading full-service law firm in the CIS with offices in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus and associated offices in the UK, the USA and Cyprus.

We advise its clients in many areas of law, including: dispute resolution in Russia and abroad, corporate law, M&A, antitrust issues, project finance and PPP, restructurings and insolvencies, energy and natural resources, property management and privatization, environment, technical regulation and industrial safety, banking and finance, intellectual property, criminal law, real estate and construction, taxation, family and labour disputes, marine and transport law, and international trade and customs.

We combine high academic qualifications, internationally acknowledged moral and ethical values, senior partners' professional experience and practical abilities with the vigour and knowledge of younger attorneys that enables thus providing clients with reliable, first-class service according to both Russian and western standards through a flexible structure.

All News about, and Legal Analysis by, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners can be found here.

Firm's website: www.epam.ru

 

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