Simone de Graaff Lawyer Family Law and Inheritance Law VBK
Simone de Graaff Lawyer Family Law and Inheritance Law VBK
Simone de Graaff
Lawyer Family Law and Inheritance Law

Simone de Graaff

Lawyer Family Law and Inheritance Law

Simone de Graaff has been a lawyer at Van Benthem & Keulen since November 2021 and is part of the Family and Inheritance Law practice group.

What distinguishes Simone as a lawyer is her combined social science and legal background. She analyses issues from multiple perspectives and tries to work towards a constructive solution with her client. Where required, she deploys her expertise in representing her clients in legal proceedings.

Expertise

  • Divorce
  • Child and partner maintenance
  • Terminating a cohabitation
  • Community of property division
  • Descent (acknowledgement / legal establishment of paternity)
  • Custody and parental contact
  • Change of name
  • Adoption
  • Administration, mentorship and guardianship
  • Surrogate motherhood
  • Inheritance law

About Simone de Graaff

Simone acquired a master’s degree in Private Law, with a focus on Family Law, from Utrecht University in 2020. During her Dutch Law bachelor’s degree, she also obtained a bachelor’s degree in Educational Sciences.

Both during and after completing her studies, Simone gained experience in providing legal support to lawyers. She also sat on the board of the Kinder- en Jongerenrechtswinkel (juvenile and adolescent legal advice centre) in Utrecht and was a member of the Advisory Council for several years.

Simone also previously worked as a legal assistant at Van Benthem & Keulen.

Simone is a member of Jonge Balie Midden-Nederland (Central Netherlands Young Bar Association).