International Family Law

At Genuine Legal, we understand that international family law matters demand a unique blend of expertise and compassion. As your trusted legal partner, Evgeny Vasilyev, our Principal Solicitor, brings a wealth of experience and a commitment to achieving the best outcomes for our clients.
Principal Solicitor I Notary Public I FDRP
Evgeny Vasilyev
Services we offer
Our team of experienced lawyers is dedicated to providing comprehensive assistance and support in international family law matters.
International Child Abduction
If your child has been unlawfully taken overseas, our legal team can swiftly act to secure Orders for their safe return, leveraging our understanding of international protocols, particularly the Hague Convention.
International Relocation
Planning to relocate your child abroad or dealing with an ex-partner's relocation plans? We provide expert guidance to negotiate and establish legally sound agreements or court orders.
Family Law Watchlist
Concerned about potential child abduction? We can assist you in applying for the Family Law Watchlist, a preventive measure to ensure your child cannot leave the country without your consent or a court order.
Recovery Orders
If your child has been taken from you, we can guide you through the process of obtaining a 'Recovery Order' under the Family Law Act, facilitating the return of your child.
Overseas Service of Documents
Dealing with legal proceedings involving an ex-partner residing overseas? We will help you navigate the complexities of serving legal documents, providing advice on substituted service or dispensation if needed.
Overseas Parenting Orders
If you possess child custody and access orders from another jurisdiction, our legal team
can explore avenues to have these orders recognized in Australia.
Registration of Overseas Judgements
Relocated to Australia after a family law dispute abroad? Genuine Legal assists you in understanding and navigating the process of registering and enforcing overseas judgments.
Departure Prohibition Orders
Facing Departure Prohibition Orders? We offer strategic advice on responding to orders issued by the Child Support Registrar.
Overseas Maintenance and Child Support
Navigating overseas maintenance liabilities can be challenging. We assist in registering and enforcing these liabilities, advocating for variations when necessary.
Prenuptial and Cohabitation Agreements
Although international agreements may not be directly valid, we can help you convert existing agreements into 'Binding Financial Agreements' enforceable in Australian courts.
Overseas Property Settlements
Navigating the complexities of dividing foreign assets or property is a specialty at Genuine Legal. Evgeny and the team guide you through international property law with expertise and care.