Japanese Divorce Procedures

Japanese divorce procedures are very different from other advanced countries. However, foreign nationals must be careful to proceed and need to be informed of the legal effects of each of them. Please consult us for your specific international divorce concerns for a free 1-hour consultation.

Child Support

In Japan, the parent must pay the child support after divorce and the payment terms must be agreed upon divorce. If the agreement is not to be made, the family court will decide how much the non-custodial parent must pay. Please receive more information on this useful site. Please do not hesitate to contact us for a free 1-hour consultation.

Property division

In the Japanese property division system upon divorce, a variety of court precedents have been established and the expertise of lawyers is necessary to achieve a reasonable solution at the court mediation, or trial or for the paper divorce (kyogi rikon, divorce by an agreement). Disclosure of information is very important and it would be the expected work of Japanese divorce lawyers.