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Judicial Assistance

Last Updated February 2016

For the most up-to-date and complete information please see the State Department's judicial assistance web page.

The Caribbean portions of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, including Aruba, Curacao, and St. Maarten are parties to the Hague Convention on Legalization of Foreign Public Documents.  Public documents and notarial acts need only get an apostille to be used.  The Consulate General cannot issue Apostilles. For more information, see the State Department's Apostille circular.

The U.S. Consulate General Curacao, assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the persons or firms on the English-speaking attorneys list. Inclusion on the lists is in no way an endorsement by the Department of State or U.S. Consulate General Curacao. The order in which the names appear has no significance. The information in the list on professional credentials, areas of expertise, and language ability are provided directly by persons/firms.

For a list of English-speaking attorneys by island, please contact the consulate directly at or click one of the following links: Curacao (PDF 209 KB), Aruba (PDF 204 KB), St. Maarten, (PDF 201 KB) and Bonaire, Saba, and St. Eustatius (PDF 204 KB).

For more information about U.S. citizens arrested in the Dutch Caribbean open the attached information sheet (PDF 112 KB).

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