International Family Law

With globalization and the increase in relationships spanning nationalities and cultures, numerous legal disputes concerning the family can arise involving more than one country. International family law includes those family law matters that transcend national borders, including issues involving international child abduction, enforcement of child support and maintenance orders across borders, inter-country adoption, and marriage and divorce issues.

International family law can be highly complex because it involves the legal systems of the United States, international law and the laws of foreign nations. Whether you are seeking a divorce, or you are facing a complex custody dispute with a parent or legal guardian who lives in another country, it is important to protect your rights with the assistance of a lawyer you can trust. Both partners at Frost & Beck, PC, have significant experience working with international issues and understand how other countries and legal systems operate. Both partners have master's degrees in diplomatic studies, and Christelle C. Beck is an Adjunct Professor of International Law at the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. Ms. Frost and Ms. Beck have a comprehensive knowledge of the inter-relationship among Colorado domestic relations laws, laws of foreign nations, international law and the jurisdictional requirements to appear before a court.

Specifically, Frost & Beck, PC, handles matters involving:

Note: Not all U.S. treaty partners have remained compliant with the Hague Abduction Convention. Learn more about which countries have been listed as being noncompliant.

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From our offices in Denver and Boulder, our attorneys advise and represent clients in communities throughout Denver County and the surrounding areas. Call us toll free at 866-604-2791 or contact us by email to arrange a consultation with one of our Colorado international family law attorneys today.