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The Italian Lawyer divorce solicitors and family law get divorce registered in Italy
13
May

How to register your UK divorce in Italy, by our family law experts

If you are in the process of getting a divorce in the UK or wishing to remarry in Italy, you may be wondering how the legal process for registering a divorce in Italy works and what Italian divorce laws apply to your individual circumstances
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13
Oct

5 ESSENTIAL STEPS TO GET MARRIED IN ITALY FOR BRITISH NATIONALS

Planning to marry in Italy it is not so complicated as you might think. Indeed, there are no legal residency requirements for a wedding and the procedure for British citizens who live in the UK can be easily broken down into five steps as follows.   Time limit for paperwork process Do not start the documental collection...
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27
Aug

PROPERTY COMMUNION OF HEIRS

How to avoid a Court claim   What to do when a hereditary succession with no Will also includes real estate assets or the deceased has left ownership of the same property to several people? This is called as Property Community of Heirs as each heir becomes co-owner of a fraction of the property. It...
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05
Dec

Failing to pay the Alimony: Civil and Criminal Consequences in Italy

Under Italian law, every parent/spouse has to respect the constitutional requirement of maintenance, care, education, instruction and assistance of parents for children. When parents split up, the Court pronouncing the separation fixes the measure and the way each of them must contribute and establishes the right to receive from the other spouse what is necessary...
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Child Custody in Italy - What should I do? - Italian Lawyer
16
Nov

TOUGH battle of Child custody in Italy – All you need to know.

Do you want custody of your child? Are you not sure which laws apply in Italy? Well, let us guide you with that. Whilst the Civil Code regulates the complete matter of Child custody in Italy, the custodial duties are completely at the discretion of the Court. After divorce, it is a right of the...
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22
Oct

Types of Italian Will

Types of Wills A Will is the best way to state your last wishes ensuring that your estate is transferred to any of your family members, friends, companies or charities you wish. Under the Italian law there are different ways of drafting a Will: Testamento Olografo: equivalent to the English Handwritten Will it has to be...
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17
Oct

Automatic acquisition of the Italian Citizenship

The Italian legal system recognises three different ways to acquire the Italian Citizenship, as follows: 1. Jus Sanguinis – (Latin: right of blood) Children of Italian parents (mother or father) who are Italian citizens. Citizenship is passed on from parent to child without limitation of generation, on the condition that none of the ancestors has ever...
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17
Oct

Italian Inheritance Law – A Brief Guide for Foreigners

The Italian inheritance law is based on the last will of the deceased, regardless of the movable or immovable nature of the property, making the heirs succeed jointly to the estate on both assets and liabilities in equal portions, unless otherwise provided for in the testament. The latter circumstance constitutes the main difference between heirs...
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15
Oct

Separation and Divorce of International spouses Competent Jurisdiction and Applicable Law

Living in a modern, global world the number of international spouses/civil partners is constantly increasing. Divorce and separation procedure of the international spouses/civil partners are regulated by the EU regulations n.1259/2010 and n. 2201/2003. In particular, article 3 of EU Reg n. 2201/2003 states the criteria to identify the competent Court, whilst EU Reg n.1259/2010...
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