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Family in Kauniainen


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Before getting married, you must request in writing an investigation of possible impediments to the marriage. This investigation is performed at the local register office.

Read more: Getting married in Finland, a check list


Women and men can file for divorce at the office of the District Court of Länsi-Uusimaa. You can also file for divorce alone, without the consent of your spouse. Applications can be sent to the District Court office by post, fax or e-mail.

District Court of Länsi-Uusimaa
Vitikka 1 B 2
Tel. 029 56 44000

Read more: Divorce

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Contact information

Children in a divorce

If you have children and are considering filing for divorce, please contact the child welfare officer. The social services will confirm the agreement regarding the children’s living arrangements, care, meeting rights and maintenance allowance.

Read more: Children in a divorce

Taking care of a child

Read more about children’s day care on the InfoFinland page Education in Kauniainen.

Looking after a child at home

If you care for your child at home, you can take part in the open family activities organised by the City of Kauniainen. They provide an opportunity to meet other families with children.

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Open family activities

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Child home care allowance