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A lawyer helps, advises, mediates, negotiates and defends you wherever and whenever necessary. With the necessary legal knowledge, your lawyer guides and supports you where they can.

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Relationship & family

I want a divorce

If you no longer wish to remain married, you can divorce your partner in two ways.

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At work

I have been fired for an urgent reason. What now?

If you are fired for urgent reasons, your (former) employer blames you for a serious fault that makes any further professional cooperation between you immediately and permanently impossible. This shortcoming does not necessarily have to occur in the professional sphere. A shortcoming in the private sphere can also lead to dismissal for urgent reasons.

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Enterprise

What is the function of an administrator?

When adult persons are unable to manage, permanently or temporarily, their personal or property interests themselves due to their state of health, an administrator may be appointed.

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Drugs and violence

What rights do I have in a police interrogation?

When you are interrogated by the police (whether you are a suspect, witness or victim), you always have the right to prior confidential consultation with your lawyer and assistance during the interrogation.

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Relationship & family

What is family reunification?

What is family reunification? And when is it possible?

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Enterprise

How do you get rid of an administrator?

A judge can change or terminate the administrator's order at any time. How do you get started?

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News
2/04/24

Prof Colman: "Being able to shield children 100% is a pipe dream"

Prof Charlotte Colman surprised with her children's book "Who's in jail?", giving children a first look into the world of criminology. In this interview, Prof Colman highlights why informing children at an early age about law and justice is vital. Her book bridges complex topics with childlike curiosity: "Children pick up things but have gaps in their knowledge. We need to fill these gaps with neutral information tailored to the child, otherwise they will go looking for themselves or their imagination will fill in the blanks." The proceeds of "Who's in prison?" go to CAW East Flanders, for the benefit of children of parents in detention.

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1/04/24

From now on, stay updated on suspect's pre-trial detention

Victim of a crime or wrongdoing or registered as a civil party in which you were physically or psychologically threatened or assaulted? Then from now on, you have the right to receive information on the progress of the suspect's pre-trial detention.

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4/03/24

Advocaat.be calls for urgent and structural action against overcrowding in Belgian prisons

In response to alarming figures on overcrowding in Belgian prisons, Advocaat.be speaks out against this unacceptable situation. The number of detainees continues to rise. Despite recent increases in capacity, there is still almost 15 per cent overcrowding. This is an average figure. That is, there are really distressing conditions in certain prisons.

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When do you consult a lawyer?

Consulting a lawyer is better done sooner than later. By seeking correct advice in time, you will avoid problems in the future.

What does a lawyer cost?

Most don't dare go to a lawyer because they are afraid they won't be able to pay the fees. But definitely don't let that stop you! There are no fixed fees but you can agree on them in advance.

Lawyer at School

Are you a teacher? Do you want your students to better understand the rule of law? Then our enthusiastic lawyers are eager to come to your school and give engaging presentations specially tailored to different age groups. Through an interactive lesson, a game and visual material, we turn the complex concepts of the rule of law into understandable and exciting stories. Your students will have the opportunity to discover how laws are made, why justice is so important and how lawyers play a crucial role in our society.