• Specialists in Family Law and Immigration Law

      Franssen Advocaten was established on 1 December 2013 as a niche law firm in Amsterdam dealing exclusively with immigration law and international family law. We advise international clients in particular, such as expats.

      Thanks to our many years of experience, we can properly and expertly advise our clients on all immigration law matters, including residence permits, work visas, and the Dutch-American Friendship Treaty visa. We provide legal assistance when bringing a foreign partner or family members from abroad, and we can also help with international divorce, support payments and the settlement of shared property. We excel in international family law procedures such as international adoption, visitation rights, custody and paternity. In some cases mediation can be conducted in English.

      Our lawyers are experts who are affiliated with professional associations such as the Association for Family Law Lawyers and Divorce Mediators (vFAS) and the Specialist Association for Migration Law Attorneys (SVMA).

    • Recent News

      On 27 August 2019, the immigration sector of the District Court of Amsterdam rejected an appeal filed on behalf of a British plaintiff by her attorney, Jeremy Bierbach: the plaintiff is a 28-year-old British citizen who moved to the Netherlands with her parents at a very young age and grew up there.[...]

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      By Peggy Franssen If you live in the Netherlands as an expat family and one of the parents decides to move back to their home country with the children, there are some obstacles you may encounter. Here are a few things you should bear in mind, and - in the case of a conflict between parents - [...]

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