Family Law

Family Law in Nepal encompasses Property, Partition, Inheritance, Divorce, Marriage, Adoption, etc., and is regulated by the National Civil Code 2074. 

Lawneeti Associates is a widely recognized Family Law Firm in Nepal and has decades of experience in practicing Family Law in Nepal with the help of talented legal professionals and passionate lawyers. Our Firm has been consistently solving Family Cases cases through either Mediation or Litigation. 

Divorce and Separation

Divorce and Separation is a Family Law issue where a legally married couple desires to terminate a marriage either uncontestedly or contestedly. 

At Lawneeti Associates, we completely handle Divorce Law issues which include drafting required documents for Divorce Registration, initiating legal proceedings for terminating marriage, and drafting separation agreements for our clients. 

We handle if your case has fulfilled the Grounds of Divorce, the right property division, and a satisfactory Divorce Proceeding.

Child Custody

After Divorce, Separation, or other legal proceedings to disunite a couple, Child Custody rises as an integral legal barrier. It is the determination of which parent should be given custody of the child and the number of days the other parent can meet them. 

Our Law Firm provides Child Custody Legal services in Nepal where we determine the legal and physical custody of children, child visitation, and its evaluation.

Child Support Family Law Firm

Child Support is an extension of Child Support. It covers the financial support provided by one parent to the other for the upbringing of their Children. 

Child Support may include Financial remuneration for either the child or both the child and guardian. Our Law Firm also handles Dispute Resolution and Litigation Measures for Child Support in Nepal.

Spousal Support (Alimony)

Spousal Support refers to the Financial Support Payments from One Spouse to another after divorce or separation. 

Generally, the spouse with a job or a partially successful career is legally mandated to provide Spousal Support. It ranges from a few hundred thousand to lakhs of money per month in Nepal.

Property Partition in Divorce

After Divorce and/or Separation, the coowned property is divided between the two spouses as per prevailing Law. As Property Partition can be complex and confusing, people planning to do so must consult an expert lawyer in Nepal. 

Lawneeti Associates has an arsenal of diligent advocates and expedient legal professionals to handle property partition cases which includes valuing assets, discovering hidden assets, and separating Marital Property from Individual Property.

Prenuptial Agreement

Prenuptial Agreements occur between couples as a legal agreement before marriage to protect their assets and outline their financial arrangements in the case of Divorce. For the success of a pre-nuptial agreement, an expertly crafted and drafted contract is a must. 

Our Law Firm is an expert in Drafting Presidential agreements, enforcing the agreement, and establishing rules and regulations for the Pre-Nuptial Agreement.

Adoption Law Firm

Adoption is quite a common and repetitive service in Nepal. In Abortion, a Legal Parent-Child Relationship is established between the adoptive parents and the child. 

Our Law Firm provides a complete array of abortion services in Nepal including the type of adoption, eligibility of abortion, finalization of abortion, etc. We also participate in Court Litigation required for adoption.


Similar to Adoption, Guardianship occurs when a guardian is legally appointed to make decisions for a minor or other adults. The Guardians have several legal obligations and duties for the minor or the adult. 

Before official recognition of Guardianship, a rigorous guardianship proceeding exists, and an agreement for the termination of guardianship is conducted.

Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution is a flexible, non-formal, and streamlined method for resolving family law disputes outside the court while maintaining legal consistency. 

Our ADR Methods include settling deals and agreements for the successful finalization of deals. Our Law Firm also prefers these services to Litigation as ADR can be resolute in Win-Win Situations.

Same-Sex Marriage and LGBTQ+ Law Firm

Same-sex marriage and LGBTQ+ cases have been rapidly increasing in Nepal and at the International Level. Our Law Firm has been identified as LGBTQ+ Friendly as well as Women Friendly. 

Our Law Firm has experience In handling Same-Sex Marriage and LGBTQ+ marriage in Nepal from the process of marriage to adoption, discrimination, and finally Exclusion.

Disclaimer: This article is for informational purposes only and shall not be construed as legal advice, advertisement, personal communication or solicitation. Specific advice of professionals must be sought for each case.

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