Family and inheritance law

Changes in Russian family law and inheritance legislation, development of economic relations, cross-border marriages, the complexity of the composition of family property and its legal regulation, current geopolitical situation create a need for advice from highly qualified lawyers with a reliable reputation.

INFRALEX attorneys advise private clients on family and inheritance law, and provide help with settlement of disputes between spouses, as well as other family members. We find the best solutions for these challenges that account for the diversity and complexity of family relations while ensuring full confidentiality of the information provided to us.

When dealing with family and inheritance issues, we work together with specialists in tax, corporate law, intellectual property law, real estate and construction. The practice team includes specialists in family, inheritance, corporate and sanctions law.

Our cooperation with attorneys from UAE, France, Italy, Great Britain, Luxembourg, USA and other countries enables us to successfully and quickly resolve familial and inheritance issues in different jurisdictions, taking into account sanctions pressure and complicated geopolitical situation.

According to the Kommersant newspaper, in 2023 the Infralex Practice of Family and Inharitance Law is among the best legal practices in Russia in the field of disputes on marriage dissolution, property division and inheritance (Band 1). At the end of 2023, the Russian PRAVO-300 ranking included Practice in Group III in the nomination "Family and Inheritance Law". Infralex was recognized as a leading law firm in the Forbes Club Legal ranking (2022) in the nomination "Protection of Personal Interests" in the areas of: Family disputes/divorce proceedings, Inheritance disputes.

INFRALEX offers the following services in the field of family and inheritance law:

  • Inheritance planning, advice on inheritance law, assistance in registration of inheritance, taking into account the location of the property in different jurisdictions
  • Legal due diligence of the client's assets in order to determine the most favorable terms of the marital contract or to choose the best option for inheritance planning
  • Drafting marital contracts, property division agreements, child support and child custody agreements, as well as supporting clients in conclusion and performance of said agreements
  • Representation in courts in inheritance disputes, marital property division disputes, determination of child’s place of residence and alimony recovery disputes, deprivation of parental rights disputes and other disputes arising from family relations 
  • Advising clients on issues related to the use of assisted reproductive technologies (ART), including in vitro fertilization (IVF) and surrogacy programs
  • Representation in paternity/maternity establishment and challenging disputes
Senior partner. Attorney.
Head of Family and Inheritance Law practice, attorney