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Sensitive - Looking for a divorce lawyer or advice

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I'm looking for some help on a difficult situation that I find myself in, whilst not wanting to 'out' my issues to the world on my other online communities (predominantly Facebook). 

My husband and I have been married for 18 years, and after some rough patches over the years, I fear that we could have reached the end of our road together as we are quite simply very different people these days. 

We have lived in Switzerland for almost 9 years, and I would not know where to start regarding divorce proceedings ... here? In the UK? We own property (and other assets) in both countries. I haven't worked for some time now, and we have three children. 

In short, I don't know where to begin ..... I imagine others must have found themselves in a similar situation and am looking for an English speaking divorce lawyer, with experience in both UK and Swiss law, preferably. 

I would like our situation to remain amicable, so an understanding person would be appreciated. I'm not looking to 'take my husband to the cleaners' at all.

Am based in Geneva but willing to travel. 

Thank you x

Topic starter Posted : 27/09/2021 10:34 am
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Hi Expat Mum

Firstly, I hope you're okay?  

We can recommend Alexia Maulini, Avocate based near Montreux.  Alexia speaks English really well and specialises in family law.  She would be able to offer you some initial advice.  Hope this helps, 


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Posted : 27/09/2021 10:45 am

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