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UK divorce law

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

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?

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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.

Pets in the Netherlands

Keeping pets in the Netherlands


Our guide to keeping a pet in the Netherlands, including pet registration, vets, emergency help clinics and what to do if your pet gets lost in the Netherlands.

International baby names

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.

Maternity matters: What to expect in the Netherlands


Amanda van Mulligen looks at some of the challenges and benefits of the maternity system in the Netherlands for expats and how it differs to other countries.

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