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International Divorce

As our world becomes more globalized, more and more people are spending time overseas with their jobs or marrying people who are citizens of another country. If the marriage does not succeed, the couples can encounter significant complex difficulties considering different cultural and legal factors. The laws regulating international divorce and cultural marriage agreements, like Islamic Mahr agreements, can be very complicated and vary from country to country. Consequently, issues arise that must be carefully dealt with to be able to achieve a fair and balanced divorce settlement agreement.

At Trupiano Law, we can navigate those difficult international legal problems to achieve a divorce agreement that is equitable and just. Ms. Trupiano factors in the Hague Convention and other the national and international family law to provide aggressive and seasoned representation for international clients who have cases in Utah. The Hague Convention covers many issues such as factors for recognizing certain divorces and separation in an international setting as well as international child custody, child visitation, child abduction issues.

How We Can Help

Ms. Trupiano and her excellent staff manage a wide range of issues relating to international family and divorce law. She has successfully helped United States citizens and non-United States citizens seeking help with international family law and other related matters. Ms. Trupiano and her staff handle each case with precise attention-to-detail of the facts and applicable state, federal, and international law with cases involving:

  • International affairs / international legal issues
  • International divorce and annulment
  • International child custody, child support, and child visitation
  • International pre-marital agreements
  • Islamic Mahr agreements
  • Cross-border mediation

Marrying a person who is not a citizen of your country and/or living abroad, involves careful planning. Some countries will not recognize a pre-nuptual agreement. If you plan on having a child born abroad, you must be careful because that country will be the child’s “habitual residence” for purposes of the Hague Convention which will likely create problems if one parent wants to return to the United States with the child. If you believe a spouse is hiding marital assets, you need to be careful to obtain documentation before leaving that country to file for divorce.

If you need help with these or other issues relating to international divorce, contact Trupiano Law for a consultation. During the consultation, we will go over detailed questions with you about the relevant facts of your case and work with you to understand your objectives and to arrive at a strategy that you will co-participate with the attorney on achieving.

Why Kim Trupiano Is Successful

  • Aggressive — Although she works to find resolutions where they can be obtained, she prepares for trial, not for settlement. Kim exploits any hole in the other side’s case to gain advantage and maximize the positive outcomes for her clients.
  • Thorough — Kim’s attention to detail is essential to challenging evidence in court proceedings and producing a strong evidentiary case for her client, including strongly-backed and detailed motions for relief.
  • Compassionate — She eases client concerns by taking the time to explain clients’ rights, explore their options and keep them updated about progress in the case.
  • Creative — Kim does her homework to raise new defense and affirmative relief theories, or to negotiate alternative resolutions and outcomes.

Contact Trupiano Law in Salt Lake City, Utah, for experienced legal counsel. Call 801-266-0166 for a telephone consultation or for an in-office meeting to go over your case.

Call Trupiano Law at 801-266-0166 or contact her online.