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 at law are available in Shimabara Peninsula.
For details, view Web pages of Japan Federation of Bar Associations(http://www.nichibenren.or.jp/en/).
1. Family and Inheritance Law
Divorce issues: share of expenses arising from marriage,
child custody, division of marital propety, etc.
Inheritance issues: execution of a will, division of inherited
Adult Guardianship: a system that aims to legally support
persons with insufficient capacity to judge things
due to dementia, intellectual disability, etc.
2. Civil Law
Labor issues: wrongful discharge, nonpayment, harassment, etc.
Compensation claim issues: traffic injury, workplace injury, etc.
Consumer issues: wrongful denial of insurance claims, etc.
Contract issues: recovery of damages for breach of contract, etc.
Rental and leasing issues for landlords and tenants
3. Crime Victims Support
Support during the investigation stage
going to the police with you and reporting a crime, etc.
Support during a criminal trial
victim participation in criminal proceedings, etc.
Seeking compensation for personal injury or wrongful death
applying for crime victim benefits, filing a lawsuit against
the offender, filing a petition for compulsory execution, etc.
4. Bankruptcy Discharge
Bankruptcy proceedings are designed to liquidate the debtor's
assets and fairly distribute proceeds among creditors when the
debtor is no longer able to pay debts.
Discharge proceedings are designed to support the debtor to
recover financially by discharging debts.
5. Criminal Law
6. Immigration Law
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.
An initial consultation is free.
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
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