Susan Meijler

Susan studied Law at the Erasmus University Rotterdam and works as a lawyer since 1986. Since then, she has gained an immense amount of experience in dealing with the full range of matrimonial and separation issues in international divorces.

Furthermore, she is an expert in contested financial disputes both in and outside court. Susan joined GMW advocaten in 2011 and she is a member of the Family Mediators Association. One of her key strengths is the ability to empower her clients so that they are able to understand and take control of the process with a view to moving forward constructively. Not in the least for the children’s sake. She further specialises in strongly contested residence and contact disputes and is experienced in dealing with the legal aspects of child abduction.

Susan frequently acts for parents whose children have been taken abroad illegally and assists in obtaining their return.

More Articles by Susan Meijler

Forced contact between parent and child
Susan Meijler

What do you do if after a divorce you, as a child, want to remain in contact with one of your parents, but your parent does not want to stay in contact with you?  Case law Let us look at the details of a case in order to illustrate the above mentioned issue: After the relationship […]

Proof of cohabitation and the duty to pay maintenance: it remains difficult!
Susan Meijler

It remains a frustrating situation when you are almost positive that your ex-partner is cohabiting but cannot actually prove it. Then you must continue to pay maintenance (alimony). Anyone can imagine that this frustration is hard to swallow. The duty to pay maintenance ends when the ex-partner (having been married) lives together with another person as […]

Benefits from talking to a divorce specialist
Susan Meijler

Friday 12 September is the Day of Divorce in the Netherlands, organised by the Association of Family Lawyers and Divorce Mediators (vFAS). Susan Meijler from GMW Advocaten in The Hague explains how people can benefit from a free informal talk with a divorce specialist. What is aim of the national Day of Divorce? ‘The Day […]