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Do you need help resolution family and inheritance disputes?

Family and inheritance disputes are the most common categories of civil cases, but far from the easiest to resolve. In conflicts between spouses, parents, children and relatives, problems arise that require legally correct and balanced solutions. Divide property, formalize rights, protect business assets – all these and many other legal issues will be resolved by the attorney for family and inheritance disputes.

Attorney Ruslan Petrochenko has been defending the interests of clients since 2012, helping to resolve issues of family and inheritance law. The attorney has more than 400 successful cases in practice and has represented companies from Europe, New Zealand, Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Belarus.

What kind of family and inheritance disputes does a attorney help with?

  • Structuring the business to ensure the safety of assets and maintain the manageability of the firm in case of family or inheritance disputes.
  • Division of property and loans: identification and fair division of all objects of property of the spouses, their market valuation, recognition of rights to assets and debts; business section; protection of assets and business from the actions of a former spouse.
  • Divorce between citizens of different countries. Divorce in court without your presence.
  • Disputes about children: establishing or challenging paternity; collection of alimony; determining the place of residence of children and the procedure for communicating with children of a separately living parent.
  • Receiving an inheritance. Entering the heir into the business. Protecting the interests of heirs in relation to business assets (shares, enterprises, real estate, etc.).
  • Protection of assets in the event of the death of a business partner: withdrawal of the heir from the business; protection of the interests of the owner from the actions of heirs.
  • Division of the inheritance in a judicial proceeding.
  • Disputing a will (testament).

What will an attorney do to resolve family and inheritance disputes?

Conducting a consultation

The attorney will hold a consultation for you, during which he will study your issue, analyze the situation and the documents you have, and assess the prospects for your dispute.

Development of a dispute resolution strategy

The attorney will develop a strategy for protecting your interests in family and inheritance disputes, including the methods and mechanisms of legal protection necessary to resolve the situation.

Preparation of documents

The attorney will prepare and execute all the documents necessary to resolve your issue.

Representation of interests in court

The attorney will prepare a statement of claim in court, file it in court and represent your interests in the process of considering a legal dispute

Court cases from practice

Contesting paternity based on mother’s claim


The girl asked for help to exclude from the birth certificate of her son the entry that her ex-husband is the father of the child. The unusual and specific nature of the situation was that, contrary to established practice, paternity was being challenged not by the man, but by the child’s mother.

Work process

The attorney prepared a statement of claim to challenge paternity. Then he represented the client’s interests in court, where he substantiated the legality and validity of her position, proved that the mother can also challenge paternity if the biological father of the child is not the man who is indicated as the father in the birth certificate.


The court granted the claim. The information that her son’s father is her ex-husband is excluded from the birth certificate.

The court's decision

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Frequently asked questions about family and inheritance disputes

A will can be challenged in cases where it was drawn up with violations and there are grounds on which it can be declared invalid. To say more precisely, you need to see your documents, for this, send them to an attorney for more detailed advice.

The procedure for dividing property after a divorce has its own nuances, and in order to protect your rights, you need to know them. To do this, sign up for a legal consultation with an attorney.

The cost of services depends on the complexity of the task and the time spent on legal support of the dispute. To discuss more specifically, you need to study the details of your situation. To do this, send the attorney detailed information and answer clarifying questions.

Why is attorney Ruslan Petrochenko trusted?

Experience 12 years
The lawyer has been practicing law since 2012.
Over 400 successful cases
The lawyer has defended the interests of clients from Lithuania, Poland, North Macedonia, New Zealand, Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Belarus.
Specialization and qualification
The attorney specializes in business protection, has a master’s degree in law and additional economic education, has knowledge in the field of taxation, accounting and business analysis.
More than 100 mentions in the media
The attorney’s opinion is trusted by popular TV channels and professional publications.