BGP Litigation lawyers possess strong expertise in supporting family disputes, matters of division of marital (community) property, payment of child support, arranging for child custody and visitation, challenging marriage contracts and wills, restriction or termination of parental rights, establishing and challenging paternity.
BGP Litigation has a unique practice that handles cross-border parenting disputes, returning children in case of unlawful removal or retention under the rules of the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, temporary departure from and permanent move outside of the Russian Federation in case of relocation of one of the parents and the other parent’s disagreement.
To prevent financial risks, we take special case to analyse the client’s family, inheritance, and business situation, and issues of protecting business owners or managers and their families from subsidiary liability for the company’s debts. We structure asset ownership and management via marriage contracts, marital settlement agreements, wills, private funds and international trusts, allowing to keep private capital intact and ensure uninterrupted ownership and management of the same.
We render the following legal assistance to our clients:
BGP Litigation lawyers engage in human rights activism and elaborating legislative proposals to improve the existing legal framework, teach workshops at the country’s top universities, and sit on the expert councils with public authorities and non-governmental organisations, as well as have authored monographs on family law.