A Brief Introduction to
Nabekura Law Office
What to expect when dealing with inheritance in Japan. The Scope of Heirs Under Japanese Inheritance Laws, the following people will become legal heirs in respective order: The spouse of the Deceased As well as the spouse of the Deceased, the following people will also become legal heirs: Child/Children of the DeceasedIn the circumstances thatContinue reading “Inheritance Laws in Japan”
The following is an introduction to the system of divorce through a typical legal consultation. LAWYER:Hello! What brings you here today? What would you like to consult me about? WIFE:Hello. I want to divorce my husband but I’m not sure how to. LAWYER:Okay, could you give me some details about your marriage? When did youContinue reading “Divorce Laws in Japan (2) ~ Legal Consultation”
What to expect when filing for a divorce in Japan Under Japanese divorce laws, there are 3 types of divorce; Divorce by Agreement (協議離婚 kyogi rikon), Divorce in Mediation (調停離婚 choutei rikon) and Divorce by Judgement (裁判離婚 saiban rikon). Divorce by agreement is an out-of-court divorce where a couple agrees to divorce and simply submitContinue reading “Divorce Laws in Japan (1) ~ Overview”
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