How developed is Family Law in the BVI?
Relatively underdeveloped comparing to the US or Europe, BVI’s family law is still waiting for a larger reform. Notable are divorce and separation supports, that are low compared to the rest of the world, or the fact that illegitimate children have no right to inherit assets.
Common issues in Family Law
Law firm services related to family law usually include marriage, civil unions and domestic partnership.
Common issues solved are often related to spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse or abduction and legitimacy.
Marriage related matters include divorce, annulment, property settlement, alimony and parental responsibility.