Three years after its establishment the CEFL presents its first Principles of European Family Law in the field of divorce and maintenance between former spouses. The Principles aim to bestow the most suitable means for the harmonisation of family laws in Europe. In this respect they may serve as a frame of reference for national, European and international legislators alike. The Principles could considerably facilitate their task for the reason, that on the one hand, CEFL’s in-depth and comprehensive comparative research is easily accessible and, on the other, most of the rules have been drafted in the same way as that which legislators normally consider to be appropriate.
GENERAL INTRODUCTION (p. 1)
PREAMBLE (p. 7)
PART 1. DIVORCE (p. 11)
PART 2. MAINTENANCE BETWEEN FORMER SPOUSES (p. 67)
Principles of European Family Law Regarding Divorce and Maintenance Between Former Spouses (p. 135)
Principes de droit européen de la famille concernant le divorce et les pensions alimentaires entre époux divorcés (p. 141)
Prinzipien zum Europäischen Familienrecht betreffend Ehescheidung und nachehelicher Unterhalt (p. 147)
Beginselen van Europees familierecht betreffende echtscheiding en alimentatie tussen gewezen echtgenoten (p. 153)
Principios de derecho Europeo de familia relativos al divorcio y a los alimentos entre esposos divorciados (p. 159)
Europeiska familjerättsprinciper rörande äktenskapsskillnad och underhåll mellan förutvarande makar (p. 165)
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