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Child Custody in a Divorce

Settling the matter of child custody in a divorce can be one of the stickiest subjects that a family needs to resolve. At issue or some of the central issues of your child’s life, such as who makes decisions regarding their education, religion, and what they can and cannot do. Also at stake is the central question of where the child will live, and what visitation rights will be granted.

Japan Law

Japan Law Although it has historical roots in the ancient Chinese and other legal systems, contemporary Japanese Law is a civil law (as opposed to common law) system similar to that of France or Germany. The Six Codes of Japanese Law The core of Japanese statutory law is composed of the so-called “Six Codes” (?? ropp?). [...]


Koseki Introduction to the Koseki Family Registration System in Japanese Law The Koseki plays a central role in Japanese Family Law — it is your birth certificate, death certificate, marriage license, and census information all rolled into one. What is the Koseki? The koseki is the Japanese system of Family Registration, by which births, deaths, [...]

Child Resource Network (CRN) – Japan

CRN Japan Welcome to the home page for the Child Resource Network Japan.  Our site is dedicated to providing information regarding some of the stickiest subjects in family law: Child Custody Lawyers Child Support Divorce Visitation Rights Child Custody Law Our website is currently under construction — apologies for the limited content available here currently. [...]