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We are professional attorneys regarding International Divorce.

International Divorce A divorce is rarely easy. When children are involved, even an amicable divorce can take a turn for the worst. When property is involved, it is important to take action to ensure that your future interests are taken care of. Although technically a divorce is a decision made and carried out between two people, the truth is that the choice to enter into a divorce will have much wider-spread ramifications. Whether considering the effect on any children that the couple has, or how relationships, such as in-laws, extended family or friends, it is impossible to deny the consequence divorce will have on your life.

For this reason, divorce is an extremely delicate area of the law. You deserve to have the assistance of someone who is intimate with this area of the law, someone who will be able to help you navigate through the process with as much ease and speed as possible. Mishandling of a case such as this can have detrimental effects, turning what could have been seamless into a bitter. You should not risk it. With the help of attorney, your divorce or family law matter can be handled in such a way as to benefit your current and future interests as well as those of your family.

At Tokyo Sanno Law Office, our team is comprised of skilled, dedicated and hardworking divorce and family law professionals. As such, our goal is to educate, negotiate, mediate or litigate to the best interests of our clients.

As experienced trial lawyers, we are ready to fight for you in court if necessary. We can aggressively advocate for your interests in a contested divorce, marital property division dispute or any other contentious family law matter. In fact, our firm has never lost a child custody case.

We understand that there are times when finding amicable solutions may be in the best interest of all concerned. We can help you to negotiate a separation or settlement agreement or to resolve an uncontested divorce in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

We recognize and respect your need for information, as well as for thoughtful, practical advice and understanding. Our main goal is always to help you resolve your legal problems as quickly as possible so you can begin to move forward with your life. We know that divorce and other family law issues have a significant financial impact on families. That’s why we take steps to protect our clients from being saddled with financial responsibilities they may not be able to meet in the future.

Hague Convention


Hague Convention (CONVENTION ON THE CIVIL ASPECTS OF INTERNATIONAL CHILD ABDUCTION (Concluded 25 October 1980)), which concerns handling of the child born between the bilingual and divorced couple, became effective on 1st, April, 2014.

In the case where your divorced wife takes your child to Japan, you are able to file a motion with the court to get your child back to your home. We, Japanese lawyers, specializing family matters including divorce/ children custody, and are able to help you to take and return your children in Japan and realize right of access to your children.

If you are interested in this subject, please don’t hegitate to contact us.