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French weddings: A guide to getting married in France

French weddings: A guide to getting married in France

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If you are planning to get married in France, this guide explains the paperwork and processes for arranging a French wedding.

Life in France: A guide to daycare

Life in France: A guide to daycare

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There are many preschool and daycare centers in France but it can be difficult to find an open spot, especially in Paris. Here's a guide to finding daycare in France for your child.

Preschool options in France

Preschool options in France

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If you're looking to enrol your child into a preschool in France, here's a guide to preschool options in France from nurseries to kindergartens.

Getting divorced in France

Getting divorced in France

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A guide on how to file for divorce in France, including steps on preparing documentation, conditions for separating, and what to expect.

Marriage in France: like la rentrée

Marriage in France: like la rentrée

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The French wedding dream is not all bells and bliss; Geoff Morris shares his tips for handling the French bureaucratic process to get married in France.

Dating in Europe: First date etiquette

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The dating game is hard enough, even when you know the ‘rules'. So how do you date when living abroad and you don't know how the game is played? Here's a guide to expat dating in Europe.

Expat dating: Online dating guide for expats

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Online dating is the new norm - and an excellent way for expats to meet like-minded people when moving abroad. How can you make online dating work for you?

Expat dating: Online dating after divorce

Expat dating: Online dating after divorce

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Tips and advice for getting into the online dating game after a divorce.

Childcare in France

Childcare in France

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There is a comprehensive system of crèches, nursery, preschools, and international childcare in France. Here’s a guide on childcare options in France.

Divorce: English divorce law abroad

Divorce: English divorce law abroad

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For a UK couple living abroad, it may still be possible to use the English courts and an English lawyer to handle divorce proceedings.

Divorce abroad: 10 steps to protect your children

Divorce abroad: 10 steps to protect your children

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Frank Arndt looks at cases where the expat dream ends in despair and frustration. If your marriage breaks down, the prospects can be daunting if you are 'stuck' in a foreign country.

International adoption: are you ready?

International adoption: are you ready?

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Expat Women sheds light on the personal and challenging considerations expat couples will face when seriously thinking of adopting a child abroad.

Baby names in a multi-culti family

Baby names in a multi-culti family

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Parents of new-born babies all over the world have very different options in their choice of given names.

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