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Website marital property law in the European Union

When it comes to the settlement of marital property, in the case of divorce, death, inheritance and gifts, it is not uncommon for foreign law to apply.

Settlement of marital property

In the Legal Expat Desk practice, we often advise Dutch nationals living abroad who get a divorce in the Netherlands. We also advise foreigners – such as expats – living the Netherlands who are faced with Dutch divorce law.

Website marital property law

If you would like more information on matters concerning marital property law, this website might be helpful. It is especially useful for expats.

It is a mine of information on marital property law in all 28 EU states, in 21 different languages. If you have not made a pre- or post-nuptial agreement, you can look up the legal system that applies to the various states. There is also information on the implications for the spouses’ property in the event of divorce and death, how to deal with gifts and inheritances, how to choose an applicable law, and so on.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact us.