Van Hilten Advocaten & Mediators closes down as of November 1st

The partners of Van Hilten Advocaten & Mediators at Amsterdam and The Hague have by mutual agreement decided to end their collaboration.

Emma Kostense will continue her current practice at the law firm SmeetsGijbels in (1071 KP) Amsterdam at the Jacob Obrechtstraat 70 (see

Willem de Vries will continue his current practice at the law firm ScheerSanders Advocaten in (2585 ED) The Hague at the Nassauplein 36 (see

Margreet Ruijgrok, Monique Beijersbergen, Coen van den End, Sabrina De Jong en Zoë Vis will launch a new law firm named Silk Advocaten en Mediators. Silk Advocaten en Mediators will be located at the current address in (1075 HJ) Amsterdam at De Lairessestraat 129 and in (2596 AL) The Hague at the Zuid Hollandlaan 7 (Spaces) (see

Edith van Ruitenbeek will discontinue her law practice and will focus on other professional activities.

Raya Oranje-Jorna will launch a law firm in (2514 AB) The Hague at the Koninginnegracht 19, named Raya Jorna Advocaat en Mediator (see

Family law

Below is an overview of activities which often occur in the daily work done by our lawyers and mediators. The list is not complete, but should offer you some idea of the types of cases with which we can assist you. Should you have any doubts, please feel free to call. We have extremely experienced lawyers performing intakes and will rapidly understand what type of issue you are dealing with - and whether we are the right match for you:

  • Adoption
  • Child maintenance
  • Financial guardianship
  • Binding advice
  • Division of property
  • Collaborative divorce
  • Guardianship
  • Surrogate motherhood
  • Divorce
  • Inheritance law
  • Executor
  • Expats / international affairs
  • Community of goods
  • Civil partnership
  • Authority and visitation
  • Authority dispute between parents
  • Prenuptial agreement
  • International family law
  • Legal support for gender dysphoria
  • Child maintenance and partner maintenance
  • Child abduction
  • Bequests and gifts
  • Statutory share
  • (Marital) attachment
  • Personal guardianship
  • Mediation
  • Name change
  • InheritanceInheritance mediation
  • Visitation agreements and shared care and raising of children
  • Entrepreneur and divorce
  • Mandatory assistance in upbringing of minor child and court custody
  • Parenting plan
  • Collaborative divorce
  • Pensions
  • Cohabitation contracts
  • Divorce mediation
  • Second opinion / advice
  • Establishment and denial of paternity
  • Termination of cohabitation
  • Division of assets
  • Custody