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International Family Law

When there are international components to a family law dispute, an otherwise straightforward matter becomes complicated, and an already complex one can become even more convoluted and difficult to resolve. When so much is at stake, it is essential to work with attorneys who understand the complexities of international family law, including divorce in another country, child custody, alimony and support, and division of marital assets located abroad. The attorneys of Strickler, Platnick & Hatfield have decades of experience helping clients successfully prevent and resolve international family law disputes.

International Divorce

International Divorce can refer to any situation where the family has a significant relationship with more than one country. Obviously, this definition is broad, and might apply to a wide variety of cases. It could be that the couple has different citizenships…
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International Child Custody

Child custody, including devising or modifying an access schedule, is often challenging. When parents are living, or planning to live, in different countries, the logistics of child custody and parenting time become still more complex. The goal, as always, remains to create…
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International Relocation and Child Abduction

The attorneys of Strickler, Platnick & Hatfield have decades of experience helping clients navigate the complexities of international child custody disputes. Based in the Metropolitan Washington D.C. area, our team is accustomed to dealing with a diverse, mobile international community and the…
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Testimonials

“Great lawyer to work with. Excellent communicator and listener. Courtroom skills exceptional. Would highly recommend for any family law situation.”
– Divorce Client , ★★★★★ Lawyers.com Review
“I highly recommend Geoff. He and his all-star team assisted me through a difficult and contentious divorce and child custody case. Geoff’s knowledge and personal relationships really assisted in the positive outcome of my case. Geoff was efficient throughout the…”
– Family Law Client , ★★★★★ Avvo Review
“Took a personalized approach to my complex divorce and was available to achieve an outcome beyond my highest expectations.”
– Divorce Client , ★★★★★ Lawyers.com Review
“Strategic and Pragmatic. Geoff has seen plenty of situations and how they play out. Geoff has an expert understanding of the process. Geoff does a great job of communication and letting you know what’s going on by including you in…”
– Divorce Client , ★★★★★ Avvo Review
“One of the most dedicated, fair, competent, patient attorneys I have had the pleasure of dealing with. He has helped myself and many others through some difficult times. He is a very good listener and can direct you in the…”
– Divorce Client , ★★★★★ Lawyers.com Review
“Excellent at simultaneously executing specific tactical aspects of the case while maintaining overall macro view.”
– Family Law Attorney
“I have worked with Geoffrey S. Platnick as an expert witness in several cases and find him to be an excellent attorney with a real interest in his clients.”
– Child Custody Expert , ★★★★★ Lawyers.com Review
“Absolutely amazing during a very difficult time.”
– Divorce Client , ★★★★★ Lawyers.com Review
“He is a brilliant lawyer, a fantastic strategist, willing to resolve cases through mediation but kick butt in court if that is required, and in the final analysis, effective in achieving his clients’ goals. One of the really great ones.…”
– Family Law Client , ★★★★★ Martindale-Hubbell Review
“A very empathetic and diligent person and attorney. His tact in suggesting acceptable solutions to emotionally charged situations and sensitivity to child issues that can easily get neglected in the egoic fracases in such cases is truly exemplary. I am,…”
– Family Law Client , ★★★★★ Martindale-Hubbell Review

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