Principles of European Family Law Regarding Property, Maintenance and Succession Rights of Couples in de facto Unions

The CEFL has developed a comprehensive and original set of rules which may be a source of inspiration for legislating the rights and duties of couples who have not formalised their relationship. In their provisions on specific issues, the Principles opt for workable solutions which aim to avoid unnecessary hardship and disputes.
Author(s):
Katharina Boele-Woelki, Frédérique Ferrand, Cristina González-Beilfuss, Maarit Jänterä-Jareborg, Nigel Lowe, Dieter Martiny, Velina Todorova
Series:
European Family Law
Volume:
46
book | published | 1st edition
August 2019 | xii + 282 pp.

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A book series dedicated to the harmonisation and unification of family and succession law in Europe. The series includes comparative legal studies and materials as well as studies on the effects of international and European law making within the national legal systems in Europe. The books are published in English, French or German under the auspices of the Organising Committee of the Commission on European Family Law (CEFL).

The Principles of European Family Law drafted by the CEFL are aimed at contributing to the harmonisation of family law in Europe. The first sets of Principles cover Divorce and Maintenance Between Former Spouses, Parental Responsibilities and Property Relations between Spouses respectively. This book focuses on Principles Regarding Property, Maintenance and Succession Rights of Couples in de facto Unions. The CEFL has developed a comprehensive and original set of rules which may be a source of inspiration for legislating the rights and duties of couples who have not formalised their relationship. In their provisions on specific issues, the Principles opt for workable solutions which aim to avoid unnecessary hardship and disputes. The Principles should be used as a frame of reference by policy makers and legislators.

Table of Contents

Table of contents and preliminary pages (p. 0)

The Work of the Commission on European Family Law (p. 1)

Introduction to the Principles Regarding Property, Maintenance and Succession Rights of Couples in de facto Unions (p. 7)

Preamble (p. 51)

Chapter I: Definitions and Scope of Application (p. 55)

Chapter II: General Rights and Duties (p. 69)

Chapter III: Agreements (p. 103)

Chapter IV: Property and Debts (p. 113)

Chapter V: Separation (p. 147)

Chapter VI: Death (p. 195)

Chapter VII: Disputes (p. 229)

Principles of European Family Law Regarding Property, Maintenance and Succession Rights of Couples in de facto Unions (p. 241)

Principes de droit européen de la famille relatifs au patrimoine, à l’entretien et aux droits de succession des couples vivant en union de fait (p. 247)

Prinzipien zum Europäischen Familienrecht betreffend Vermögen, Unterhalt und Erbrechte für Paare in faktischen Partnerschaften (p. 253)

Beginselen van Europees Familierecht betreffende vermogen, alimentatie en erfrechten voor paren in de facto partnerschappen (p. 261)

Principios de derecho de familia europeo relativos a la propiedad, los alimentos y los derechos de sucesión de parejas en una unión de hecho (p. 267)

Europeiska Familjerättsprinciper rörande rättigheter till egendom, underhåll samt arv i faktiska partnerskap mellan par (p. 275)

About the series:

European Family Law

... the European Family Law Series [plays] an important role in informing lawyers across Europe and beyond about developments in other jurisdictions, and in continually assessing the potential for hamonisation in the field.
Brian Sloan in Rabels Zeitschrift 74 (2010)

The European Family Law series is dedicated to the harmonisation and unification of family and succession law in Europe. The series includes comparative legal studies and materials as well as studies on the effects of international and European law making within the national legal systems in Europe.

The series is published under the auspices of the Organising Committee of the Commission on European Family Law:
- Professor Katharina Boele-Woelki (The Netherlands),
- Professor Frédérique Ferrand (France),
- Professor Cristina González Beilfuss (Spain),
- Professor Maarit Jänterä-Jareborg (Sweden),
- Professor Nigel Lowe (United Kingdom),
- Professor Dieter Martiny (Germany) and
- Associate Professor Velina Todorova (Bulgaria).

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Table of contents and preliminary pages (p. 0)
Introduction to the Principles Regarding Property, Maintenance and Succession Rights of Couples in de facto Unions (p. 7)
Principles of European Family Law Regarding Property, Maintenance and Succession Rights of Couples in de facto Unions (p. 241)
Prinzipien zum Europäischen Familienrecht betreffend Vermögen, Unterhalt und Erbrechte für Paare in faktischen Partnerschaften (p. 253)
Europeiska Familjerättsprinciper rörande rättigheter till egendom, underhåll samt arv i faktiska partnerskap mellan par (p. 275)