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Lawyer and mediator in The Hague, The Netherlands

Mr Martine Wernsen
Versteegh cs Advocaten
www.ve-advocaten.nl
0031 (0) 70-314 24 15

Martine has been an attorney since 2003. She has experience in criminal law, juvenile law, family law and psychiatric patient law. She also works as a mediator.

Since a few years she focuses on family cases involving relocation of children and child abduction.

Martine has created this website (www.carefulchildrelocation.com) to draw more attention to these issues and to ensure a good cooperation between clients and lawyers in these often urgent cases. In addition to her practice, she is working daily to add information about these types of cases to this website.

Martine speaks and writes Dutch and English.

Martine does not accept cases on the basis of subsidized legal aid.

Blogs from Martine Wernsen

12 months of suspended prison sentence

12 months of suspended prison sentence

District Court of Gelderland July 1 2022, ECLI:NL:RBGEL:2022:3355 The mother withdrew her three-year-old daughter from the father's legal custody for 14 months. Now she gets a suspended prison sentence with probation and she must pay damages.  Unknown address The...

How not to involve the children

How not to involve the children

Arnhem Court of Appeal, The Netherlands May 24, 2022, ECLI:NL:GHARL:2022:4136 After the divorce, the father and mother both lived in the same residence. The court had rejected the mother's request to move with the children (8, 10 and 12 years old) to another city. The...

Permission to move not required

Permission to move not required

Court of Midden-Nederland, The Netherlands 9 June 2021, ECLI:NL:RBMNE:2021:2432 A parent does not need (replacement) permission to move, if the child does not move with him. The parents have joint custody of the child. The child is registered at the mother's address....