Cross border Family Matters: A tour de table of good practices

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Cross border Family Matters: A tour de table of good practices

Implementation

The project is implemented by EIPA Luxembourg – European Centre for Judges and Lawyers (ECJL) in partnership with KSSIP – Krajowa Szkola Sadownictwa I Prokuratury in Poland and Unionea Nationala a Barourilor din Romania (UNBR)/The National Association of the Romanian Bars.

Description of the project

Regarding the Maintenance Regulation, which has been applied for a decade now, there is a need to catch up with CJEU case law. Since both the Brussels II bis Regulation and the Maintenance Regulation are directly applicable EU instruments, legal practitioners are to apply these as they stand. Therefore a thorough understanding of the said instruments is of utmost importance, especially in the case of the new procedural solutions of the new recast instrument.

In parallel with this, there is a growing sensitivity concerning the fundamental rights aspects of cross border family cases involving children, manifesting in a steady case law of both the CJEU and the ECtHR in relation to Brussels II bis and the right to family life, positive obligations of the state in relation to the right to family life, child abduction, unjustified interference with family life, and conflicting international obligations. The fundamental rights aspect further adds to the complexity of these cases already involving cross border litigation, cooperation between various judicial and other authorities.

Legal practitioners, primarily judges and lawyers, in all the targeted Member States are directly involved in the resolution of cross-border family law cases, which at the same time makes it even more relevant to understand the fundamental rights embedded nature of EU family law and acquire training in the latest novelties brought by the recast Brussels II bis and current judicial interpretation.

Training activities details

The project includes:

Training activities for download

Contact


EIPA Luxembourg – European Centre for Judges and Lawyers
Christiane Lamesch, Tel: +352 426 230 302, c.lamesch@eipa.eu

This project is co-funded
by the European Union

Contact

EIPA Luxembourg
European Centre for Judges and Lawyers

Christiane Lamesch
Mail: c.lamesch@eipa.eu

Our trainings

Technical Assistance & Consultancy

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