International Family Law regarding Divorce, 1980 Hague Child Abduction Cases, and Inheritance

303 Second Masaki Building, 2-4-5 Namiki, Kawaguchi City         Saitama Prefecture, 332-0034, Greater Tokyo Area                   Half an hour train ride from Central Tokyo

Office Hours 9:30~17:30
      on weekdays                                  Legal Consultation             weekdays and the weekend
(The prior appointment is required).    


Attorney Profile

(Ms.) Makiko Mizuuchi   Attorney at Law


(Ms.) Makiko Mizuuchi:

Graduated from Oin High School, Tokyo

Graduated from Hemet High School, Riverside County, California (as an AFS exchange student)

・Holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the Faculty of Law, University of Tokyo

・Holds a Master of Laws degree from the Graduate School of Law, Hitotsubashi University

Was admitted to the Bar in 2005

・Is a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL).

Is registered on the lists of English-speaking attorneys at the Embassies of Australia, Canada, and the United States in Tokyo

・Is registered on the list of attorneys specializing inFamily Law, Divorce and Custody Issuesat the Embassy of the United States

・Is registered for the JFBA Lawyer Referral Service regarding Hague Convention abduction cases



・Vice Chair of the Foreigners’ Rights Center Management Committee of the Saitama Bar Association

・Member of the Family Law Committee of the Japan Federation of Bar Associations (JFBA)

・Member of the Hague Convention Working Group of the Japan Federation of Bar Associations (JFBA)

・Member of the International Human Rights Issues Committee of the Japan Federation of Bar Associations (JFBA)

・Member of the Committee for the Protection of Rights of Elderly and Handicapped People of the Saitama Bar Association


・Counsel in charge of various consultations at the Saitama Bar Association

・Counsel in charge of women’s consultations in Saitama Prefecture (“With You Saitama”)

Counsel in charge of consultation for members of the Kawaguchi Chamber of Commerce

My favorites

Painter:  John William Waterhouse (19th century, England, Pre-Raphaerite)

Novelist: Tolstoy, Jane Austen, L. M. Montgomery, and etc.

Artist(Music): Craig T. Cooper, Bobby Lyle, Loose Ends, Barry White, and etc. (Smooth Jazz & Soul)

Contact information

Please contact by telephone 


Office hours 9:30~17:30 on weekdays