Divorce And Family Law In Romania

Divorce procedure in Romania underwent reform with the 2011 New Civil Code. Divorce by agreement can be obtained at any time – there is no minimum separation period. There are three routes to divorce. Couples can go down the purely administrative route if they agree matters and there are no children. This is a straightforward procedure handled by a civil servant from the area in which the marriage took place. Alternatively a notary can grant the divorce if there is agreement on all matters including children issues.

If applying to a Romanian court for divorce, one of the grounds for divorce must be proved. One of these is that the petitioner suffers from an illness that makes continuing in the marriage impossible.

Unusually the Code provides protection for engaged couples. If an engagement is called off, the ‘guilty’ party (the one who decided to end the relationship) must compensate the other for any expenses related to the forthcoming marriage. Engagement gifts must also be returned.

We are specialist divorce solicitors and family law firm and we advise clients who have a connection with Romania. Our clients can include those who are UK–based but originate from Romania, are living in Romania but have a connection with England or Wales, were married in Romania, or have other family connections with Romania.

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‘JC’, Romania

“When I sought Julius’ help I was confused, angry and had no idea how to respond to a court summons issued against me in Romania. Julius was calm, clear and extremely helpful. He kept me updated on what I needed to do.

He was also very clear from the very beginning about the costs, and about the options that were available to me.

I very much appreciate his help and guidance in resolving this matter.”


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Simon Rogerson 12/08/2019

I wanted to say a big thanks to Henry Bookman and his colleagues for all their help and guidance during my divorce - a long a complicated one. The team were all brilliant. I loved the fact that Henry was happy to explore possibilities and search for solutions. I also feel that on occasions he gave hope when things were against me. All told a great coach who was ready with pearls of wisdom when I needed it.

An'a. K 10/08/2019

I would strongly recommend this firm. I had the opportunity to discuss my case thoroughly with Mr Bookman. But before the initial consultation, I had a telephone conversation with a legal assistant who took most of the details down, so that my initial consultation was to the point I appreciate the advice given by Mr Bookman and think it a humble approach that the initial consultation is FREE and carried by the most senior member of the firm and not by a junior staff like it happens in other firms.

Anonymous 08/08/2019

Aziz Malik. Unbelievably good. Fantastic advice and was able to manage my difficult family law case to a superb outcome. Highly recommended.

Sara Estevez 01/08/2019

I did a consultation with Henry and I highly recommend him. He took the time to understand my situation, checked that he had all the information he needed and once he realized he was not the best person for my case, he recommended another lawyer in another country who could help. Unlike other lawyers I've worked with previously, he was extremely honest, transparent and generous with his time.

Riviera Boulevard 15/06/2019

The professionalism and speed at which Mr Henry responded to the initial enquiry was remarkable and the advice provided was detailed and clear.