Jurisdiction on marriage annulment: can a daughter claim the annulment of the marriage of her parent after the death of one of them?

Jurisdiction on marriage annulment: can a daughter claim the annulment of the marriage of her parent after the death of one of them?

It is the first time ever that the issue of marriage annulment is the subject of a ruling of the European Court of Justice. The facts of the case are however more complex than this limited issue. On 20 November

JURISDICTION ON DIVORCE AND SEPARATION PROCEEDINGS DOES NOT ALWAYS IMPLY JURISDICTION ON CUSTODY OF THE CHILD WHO IS RESIDENT ABROAD

JURISDICTION ON DIVORCE AND SEPARATION PROCEEDINGS DOES NOT ALWAYS IMPLY JURISDICTION ON CUSTODY OF THE CHILD WHO IS RESIDENT ABROAD

«When separation proceedings are taking place in a Member State other than where the child is not habitually resident, the best interests of the child and the proximity criterion, as provided by whereas 12 and 13 of Brussels II a

BRUSSELS II RECAST PROPOSAL CLARIFIES THE RULES ON CROSS-BORDER PLACEMENT ON CHILDREN

BRUSSELS II RECAST PROPOSAL CLARIFIES THE RULES ON CROSS-BORDER PLACEMENT ON CHILDREN

The recast proposal of Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 of 27 November 2003 concerning jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in matrimonial matters and the matters of parental responsibility, repealing Regulation (EC) No 1347/2000 (hereafter, “the Proposal”) was published