Whether you need advice or legal representation, in France or internationally, if you require assistance in family law, international family law or criminal family law, Véronique Chauveau & Associés law firm can represent you before the judicial and/or arbitration authorities.
Always available, listening, responsive and efficient, our firm’s partners and employees have the experience and skills to offer you a wide range of family law services.

Family law

When you want to organise the legal relationships within your family, we’re at your side, protecting you at every step. Whether this involves partnerships (marriage, civil partnerships (PACS), cohabitation or divorce) or relationships between children and parents, including adoption, we will help you protect your interests. 


  • Marriage contracts – Matrimonial systems
  • Divorce – Separation
  • Cohabitation – Civil partnerships
  • Liquidation of matrimonial systems and inheritance
  • Family property law
  • Amicable and judicial division of assets
  • Organising parental authority
  • Actions to establish or contest parentage
  • Adoption
  • Protection of adults and minors
  • Restoration of lapsed family names

International family law

International family problems are becoming more and more common. To settle these often complex situations, we need to determine which judge can be referred to and which law applies. You might be involved in a case that seems inextricable, however we can help you find the best solution to your problems. 


  • Unlawful removal of children
  • International separation and divorce
  • International inheritance
  • Marriage contracts – prenuptial agreements
  • International adoptions
  • International transfers of residence – relocation
  • International family mediation

Criminal family law

Unfortunately, some behaviour within the family constitutes criminal offences punished by the Penal Code. If you are a victim, you will need to be very well advised to receive effective support. We work on these cases every day at Véronique Chauveau & Associés. 


  • Family abandonment
  • Domestic violence (physical and psychological)
  • Organisation of insolvency
  • Non-representation of children
  • Child abductions