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From 1 January 2023, recognition and parental authority go hand in hand

From 1 January 2023, recognition and parental authority go hand in hand

On Rijksoverheid, it is stated that from 1 January 2023, the bill on recognition and joint custody linked, will come into force.


Indexation 2023

Indexation 2023

Each year, under the law, partner and child support contributions are increased by a percentage to be announced annually, known as statutory indexation, unless otherwise agreed.


Opportunities and concerns with a probationary clause

Proeftijdbeding

When hiring a new employee, it is possible to agree on a probationary period. But beware: if the probationary period does not meet the conditions, the entire probationary period is invalid!


Fixed-term or indefinite employment contract?

Fixed-term or indefinite employment contract?

Finding and then retaining good staff is not a given in this day and age. If a suitable candidate is found, it sometimes happens that the agreements are not properly or timely recorded. This can have unpleasant (financial) consequences later on.


Checklist for filing financial statements: who? what? how? when?

Checklist for filing financial statements: who? what? how? when?

Much has been written and said about the filing privilege. The Chamber of Commerce, for example, provides information about it through its website. It is not really possible to report anything new about it. However, we thought it would be useful, especially now that we are approaching the end of the year, to once again put things in compact order: who has an obligation to file, what exactly is it and what does it entail, and when must it be fulfilled. Here are the findings:


He who must assert, must prove. Or doesn't he?

He who must assert, must prove. Or doesn't he?

The Supreme Court explains that who has the evidence weighs in on who has to give evidence.


Compound families: the maintenance obligation of stepparents

Compound families: the maintenance obligation of stepparents

According to Dutch law, as a stepparent you are obliged to contribute to the costs of your stepchild(ren). When are you legally a stepparent and when are you maintenance obligated for your stepchild(ren)? And is the stepparent's maintenance obligation the same as that of the legal/biological parent(s)? These questions are answered in this blog.


Compound families: the arrival of a new partner

Compound families: the arrival of a new partner

No one marries with the idea of divorcing each other at some point, yet 7.8 out of every 1,000 marriages stranded in 2021. After kicking off the dust, people then move on and sometimes that includes a new partner, or the new partner was already there and may even have been one of the reasons for the divorce (whether in the ex-partner's eyes or not). How do ex-spouses deal with this and what can you expect from your ex-partner in this regard?   


ASR Levensverzekering N.V. unilaterally changes Waerdye insurance policy

ASR Levensverzekering N.V. unilaterally changes Waerdye insurance policy

ASR Levensverzekering N.V. unilaterally changed Waerdye insurance from unit-linked to universal life insurance in 2019 and also wrongly charges fees.


Turbo liquidation and liability director

Turbo liquidation and liability director

Turbo liquidation: how does it work again? What about the creditors? Do they really have nothing to say against it and are thus powerless? Not quite, according to a recent ruling by the North Holland District Court. Under circumstances, a director is personally liable after a turbo liquidation.


AML-compliance: Dutch lawyers reported 13 unusual transactions in 2021. Too few?

AML-compliance: Dutch lawyers reported 13 unusual transactions in 2021. Too few?

The Dutch Financial Intelligence Unit Netherlands (FIU) has published its annual report for 2021. As in previous years, there is a list of the number of reports per reporting group. The number of reports made by lawyers fell slightly in comparison with previous years. Lawyers reported 13 unusual transactions. These reports were made by nine different law firms. In 9 cases, the transaction was a so-called 'suspicious transaction'.

Blog Bas Martens and Suzanne Hendrickx


Delissen Martens member of the 'European Law Firm'

Delissen Martens member of the 'European Law Firm'

Delissen Martens recently became a member of the European network of law firms ‘European Law Firm’. 


The Hague Abduction Convention: what have we learned?

Child Abduction

In honor of International Children's Day,  Irene Kroezen reflects on the achievements of the Hague Abduction Convention in the past 40 years, but also proposes the changes that could be made in the future. 

Essay IAFL European Chapter Young- Irene Kroezen


International marriage; law applicable to matrimonial property regimes

International marriage- statutory matrimonial property regime

What is the the statutory matrimonial property regime and what does it provide?

Blog Irene Kroezen


Statutory indexation 2021

Statutory indexation 2021

With the effect of 1 January 2021 the maintenance contributions will be increased by operation of law. The amounts of maintenance of existing, determined or varied maintenance contributions shall be increased with the percentage of 3 %. 


Divorce Day September 11, 2020

Divorce Day September 11, 2020

On the Day of the Divorce, Friday 11 September 2020, anyone can contact us without obligation for the divorce check and / or for any other questions regarding divorce.

070 311 54 11


Traveling in Corona time – Can I take my child with me?

Traveling in Corona time – Can I take my child with me?

In principle, a parent requires the consent of the other parent for a holiday trip abroad. In the absence of this consent, the judge may be requested substitute consent for a holiday if the other parent does not agree to the trip abroad and the parents are unable to resolve this together.


Child and Spousal support obligations in times of coronavirus

Child and Spousal support obligations in times of coronavirus

For some employees the coronavirus has major consequences in terms of their income. What does this mean for the obligation to pay child and/or spousal support? 

Blog Irene Kroezen


Statutory indexation 2020

Statutory indexation 2020

With the effect of 1 January 2020 the maintenance contributions will be increased by operation of law. The amounts of maintenance of existing, determined or varied maintenance contributions shall be increased with the percentage of 2,5 %. 


Statutory indexation 2019

Statutory indexation 2019

With the effect of 1 January 2019 the maintenance contributions will be increased by operation of law. The amounts of maintenance of existing, determined or varied maintenance contributions shall be increased with the percentage of 2 %.