Specializing in
Personal Law, Family Law and Estate Law

Areas of activity

Specialization in Personal Law, Family Law and Estate Law covers a large area of expertise, including:

  • Divorce Law.

    Divorce of all couples (heterosexual and homosexual).
    Mutual consent. Accepted divorce. Divorce for severing of marital ties. At-fault divorce.
  • Family and Personal Law: marriage, divorce, common-law marriage, PACS, alimony, compensatory allowance, parental rights, children’s living arrangements, visitation rights and custody, filiation, surname, first name, family residence,
  • Adoption Law.

    Simple or full adoption.
    Delegation/sharing of parental authority.
    Rights of de facto parents.
  • Filiation.

    Paternity testing. Paternity disputes.
    Transcription of foreign civil status certificates following surrogacy.
  • Matrimonial regimes – donations and matrimonial benefits. Specialized in liquidation methods for matrimonial regimes and undivided status between spouses, common-law partners and PACS partners.
  • Inheritance law, donations, friendly and judicial settlements.
  • Children’s law,
  • Disability law: guardianship, trusteeship.
  • Estate law,
  • Reparation of personal injury: defence and compensation of victims of accidents and criminal offences.
  • Qualified Professional: diploma course completed at the Faculty of Law of LILLE, diploma awarded by the Nord-Ouest Professional Training Centre for Lawyers.

    A Qualified Professional may operate:

    - in divorce proceedings: Article 255-9 of the Civil Code, introduced by the Law of 26 May 2004, enables the Court, even ex officio, to appoint a qualified professional to draw up an estimated inventory or make proposals for the settlement of the spouses’ financial interests.

    - for estates: Articles 813-1, 814-1, 837 and 841-1 of the Civil Code, as introduced by the Law of 23 June 2006, enable the appointment of qualified persons as personal representatives for the purposes of administering an estate, substituting an heir or representing a defaulting interest holder, in the context of a friendly or judicial settlement.
  • Collaborative Law: Collaborative Law is an alternative approach to resolving family disputes. Maître JACQUINOD-CARRY has followed an intensive training program in collaborative procedure at the Institute of Family and Estate Law in PARIS.