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."