Ariake Himawari Fund Law Office,the predecessor of Ariake Shimabara Law Office,was established with assistance from Japan Federation of Bar Associations, Kyushu Federation of Bar Associations, and Nagasaki Bar Association in order to ensure that attorneys are available and nearby in Shimabara Peninsula.
For details, view Web pages of Japan Federation of Bar Associations(http://www.nichibenren.or.jp/en/).
Divorce issues : share of expenses arising from marriage,
child custody, child support, division of
marital estate, etc.
Labor issues : wrongful discharge, nonpayment, etc.
・Bankruptcy Discharge, Civil Rehabilitation
Bankruptcy proceedings are designed to liquidate
the debtor's assets and fairly distribute proceeds among
creditors when a debtor is no longer able to pay debts.
Discharge proceedings are designed to support a debtor to
recover financially by discharging debts.
・Crime Victims Support
Support during the investigation stage
: reports made by victims to the police, etc.
Support during trials
: victim participation in criminal proceedings, etc.
Benefit system for crime victims
Civil claim for loss compensation
The adult guardianship is a system that aims to legally support
persons with insufficient capacity to judge things due to
To make a reservation, please use the contact form.
It is recommended to be accompanied by someone who acts as an interpreter between Japanese and your own language.
Civil Legal Aid provides supports for people having financial difficulties when they get into legal trouble.
About Civil Legal Aid, view Web pages
of Japan Legal Support Center(http://www.houterasu.or.jp/en/index.html).
Location and Access
1850-1, Imagawa-cho, Shimabara City, Nagasaki Prefecture (the fifth floor of Otemon Building)
10-minute walk from Shimabara Staion
・ About the Japanese Judicial System
Federation of Bar Associations
・ About Japanese Law
Japanese Law Translation(Ministry of Justice)