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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).

With a subscription to the series you enjoy a 15% discount on each volume!

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  1. The Future of Registered Partnerships
    550 blz. | paperback

    In this book, leading family law experts from 15 European and non-European countries present and explain the history and function of registered partnerships in their own family law systems as well as the role registered partnerships play under the ECHR and under EU law.
    € 98,-
  2. Same-Sex Relationships and Beyond (3rd edition)
    250 blz. | paperback

    The legal situation concerning same-sex couples is far from homogeneous in Europe. This book gives an overview of the formalisation and consequences of same-sex marriage and partnership all over Europe, discusses children’s rights in same-sex relationships and addresses the topic of gender identity.
    € 59,-
  3. Family Forms and Parenthood
    546 blz. | paperback

    This book explains and analyses in depth the theory and practice of Article 8 ECHR with respect to family forms and parenthood.
    € 96,-
  4. The Child's Interests in Conflict
    206 blz. | paperback

    The Child’s Interests in Conflict addresses the conflicting demands on children from minority groups or children born to parents of different cultural or faith backgrounds.
    € 58,-
  5. Divided Parents, Shared Children
    232 blz. | paperback

    There has been much discussion worldwide on parenting after parental separation, especially on the desirability for the children involved of co-parenting and residential co-parenting.
    € 58,-
  6. Nordic Cohabitation Law
    276 blz. | paperback

    This book describes and analyses the different legal approaches and policy discussion regarding cohabitation in the Nordic countries.
    € 67,-
  7. European Family Law in Action. Volume V - Informal Relationships
    1170 blz. | paperback

    This volume contains detailed information on the law on ‘informal relationships’ in 30 European countries. An informal relationship refers to a relationship that is not formalised as a marriage or as a registered partnership/civil union between a couple.
    € 139,-
  8. Children's Rights in Intercountry Adoption
    254 blz. | paperback

    European jurisdictions play a central role in intercountry adoption, both as countries of origin for children being placed, and as receiving countries. The question that this book aims to answer is very simple: how can we best protect the rights of these children?
    € 67,-
  9. Family Law and Culture in Europe
    362 blz. | paperback

    This volume focuses on comparative and international family law in Europe in their respective cultural contexts. The interventions address the new Principles of European Family Law regarding Property Relations between Spouses, the proposed EU private international law regulations for spouses and registered partners for international couples and their property relations, the laws of a growing number of countries which legislate non-formalized r...
    € 72,-
  10. Principles of European Family Law Regarding Property Relations Between Spouses
    420 blz. | paperback

    This book contains the Principles of European Family Law regarding Property Relations between Spouses. In these Principles, the CEFL has developed an all-inclusive set of rules for two matrimonial property regimes: the participation in acquisitions and the community of acquisitions.
    € 80,-
  11. Der nacheheliche Unterhalt
    372 blz. | paperback

    Die Grundlagen des nachehelichen Unterhalts stellen sowohl dogmatisch als auch rechtspolitisch ein Kernproblem des Familienrechts dar .
    € 79,-
  12. Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Relationships in Europe
    312 blz. | paperback

    In the last twenty years the legal recognition of same-sex relationships in Europe has undergone significant changes, both on a national and European level. By now, more than half of the Member States of the European Union have introduced legislation on the formalisation of same-sex relationships; most of them have provided for registered partnerships and some allow homosexual couples to enter into marriage. This book provides the reader with ...
    € 70,-
  13. Reconstructing Marriage

    Verschijnt 1 februari 2012<
    Reconstructing Marriage
    360 blz. | paperback

    In Reconstructing Marriage - The Legal Status of Relationships in a Changing Society Caroline Sörgjerd explores the essence of the institution of marriage: what is the meaning of marriage today, how has marriage been influenced by the legal recognition of new cohabitation models and what should be the role of the institution of marriage in the future?
    € 80,-
  14. The Place of Religion in Family Law: A Comparative Search
    386 blz. | paperback

    This collection of comparative essays brings together reflections on a range of religions, including Islam, Judaism and Roman Catholicism, and seeks to discover the place which religion has or might have within family law.
    € 76,-
  15. La justice des mineurs en Europe
    182 blz. | paperback

    Dans le contexte de profondes mutations du droit des mineurs et de la création en France, d’un code de justice pénale des mineurs on peut s’interroger sur l’avenir de la justice des mineurs en tant qu’objet d’étude spécifique mais aussi en tant qu’objet tout court : que recouvre-t-elle ? En Europe, des réformes similaires ont été menées, avec des postulats et des résultats très variés: le présent ouvrage est l’occasion d’en débattre en laissan...
    € 58,-
  16. The Future of Family Property in Europe
    434 blz. | paperback

    This book covers five areas of family property law in Europe: Matrimonial Property Law in Europe, Family Contracts – Issues of Autonomy, Protection of Older People in Law, Freedom of Testation and Protection of Family Members, and the Unification of Private International Law. These issues are discussed throughout the book, together addressing the broad question: what might be the future of family property law in Europe?
    € 85,-
  17. Juxtaposing Legal Systems and the Principles of European Family Law on Parental Responsibilities
    316 blz. | paperback

    This edited volume tests the Principles of European Family Law on Parental Responsibilities in a range of legal systems, and in so doing assesses these legal systems in view of the Principles, and the Principles in view of these legal systems.
    € 72,-
  18. Imperative Inheritance Law in a Late-Modern Society
    224 blz. | paperback

    This volume in the EFL-Series aims at enabling a larger and more contextualised view on succession law, by studying the issue of imperative inheritance law from five different perspectives: legal anthropology, legal history, sociology of law, law and economics, and comparative law. All perspectives are introduced by eminent scholars.
    € 50,-
  19. Foundational Facts, Relative Truths
    462 blz. | paperback

    This book deals with the rights of persons, both children and adults, who feel a strong wish to find out who their biological parents are. The identification of biological parents may become important in a wide variety of situations, which run the gamut from adoption to sperm donor anonymity and ‘misattributed paternity’. A thorough comparative study of the relevant law across a number of jurisdictions found on the European continent has now f...
    € 80,-
  20. European Family Law in Action. Volume IV - Property Relations between Spouses
    1242 blz. | paperback

    This volume contains detailed information concerning the law on property relations between spouses (matrimonial property law) in twenty-six European jurisdictions.
    € 159,-
  21. Debates in Family Law around the Globe at the Dawn of the 21st Century
    416 blz. | paperback

    This volume contains articles on three issues that at the dawn of the 21st century have provoked passionate discussion: (compulsory) arrangements regarding children; registration schemes for same-sex couples: new jurisdictions ; and the effectiveness of the pater est rule.
    € 69,-
  22. La capacité de l'enfant dans les droits français, anglais et écossais
    557 blz. | paperback

    L’étude de la capacité de l’enfant dans les droits français, anglais et écossais met en lumière trois approches différentes de la minorité. L’étude entreprise met en relief l’idée force que la capacité octroyée au mineur ne saurait l’être au détriment de la protection de sa personne, et dans une moindre mesure de celle de son patrimoine.
    € 70,-
  23. Joint Parental Authority
    342 blz. | paperback

    This book provides a comparative legal study of the concept and content of joint parental authority after divorce and the breakup of a relationship in Dutch and Danish law. In addition, the Principles regarding Parental Responsibilities which have been drafted by the Commission on European Family Law are taken into account.
    € 72,-
  24. European Challenges in Contemporary Family Law
    424 blz. | paperback

    This book contains the contributions to the third CEFL conference which took place in Oslo in June 2007. The general topic European Challenges in Contemporary Family Law has been divided into five themes: • The Harmonisation of Family Law • Children and Their Parents • Irregular Marriages and the Influence of Multiculturalism • (Property) Relations between Spouses and Cohabitants • Cross-Border Family Relationships.
    € 76,-
  25. Children and their Parents

    Verschijnt 19 december 2007<
    Children and their Parents
    304 blz. | paperback

    This study concerns a legal question with regard to the parent-child relationship, namely how the law assigns parents to children. This subject is approached in a comparative legal perspective and covers England and The Netherlands
    € 65,-
  26. Convergence and Divergence of Family Law in Europe
    282 blz. | paperback

    The main objective of this volume is to instigate an in-depth discussion regarding various facets of the convergence/divergence discord in the field of family law.
    € 53,-
  27. Juxtaposing Legal Systems and the Principles of European Family Law: Divorce and Maintenance
    270 blz. | paperback

    This edited volume seeks to test the Principles of European Family Law Regarding Divorce and Maintenance Between Former Spouses in a range of legal systems, Malta, Estonia, Lithuania and Turkey; and in so doing to assess these legal systems in view of the Principles, and the Principles in view of these legal systems.
    € 50,-
  28. Tensions Between Legal, Biological and Social Conceptions of Parentage
    391 blz. | paperback

    This book comprises the contributions made to a session on “Tensions between legal, biological and social conceptions of parentage”, discussing the major developments in the law of parents and children, at the XVIIth Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law, 16–22 July 2006, Utrecht, the Netherlands.
    € 69,-
  29. Principles of European Family Law regarding Parental Responsibilities
    323 blz. | paperback

    In these Principles, the CEFL has developed a comprehensive and original set of rules in the field of parental responsibilities based on respect for the rights of the child, non-discrimination and, as far as possible, self-determination. In their provisions on specific issues the Principles opt for solutions which seem to be workable and shall avoid unnecessary hardship and disputes.
    € 60,-
  30. Brussels II bis
    323 blz. | paperback

    The Brussels II bis Regulation contains uniform rules for jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of judgments in matrimonial matters and in matters of parental responsibility. This book addresses the impact and application of the new rules in the form of national reports.
    € 67,-
  31. Harmonisation of Family Law in Europe: A Historical Perspective
    566 blz. | paperback

    This book provides an overview of the developments in family law in Europe during the last two millennia. It aims to examine the so-called 'cultural constraints argument', which suggests that family law is unsuitable for harmonisation because the family laws of the European countries are deeply imbedded in their unique national cultures and history.
    € 95,-
  32. Model Family Code
    256 blz. | paperback

    This Model Family Code aims at contributing to future discussion on the harmonization, and hopefully even unification of family law. The Model Family Code has attempted to address all aspects of Partnerships and of Parents and Children, which constitute the core areas of any family law. It is elaborated from a global, rather than a European perspective
    € 48,-
  33. All's Well that Ends Registered?
    600 blz. | paperback

    This book serves as a reference tool for all those who require information regarding the substantive law rules concerning new forms of non-marital registered relationships in the countries researched, as well as for those interested in the private international law aspects of these relationships.
    € 92,-
  34. Common Core and Better Law in European Family Law
    372 blz. | paperback

    This volume contains twenty-three contributions related to: (1) divorce and maintenance between former spouses, (2) parental responsibilities, (3) informal long-term relationships and (4) the revised Brussels II Regulation.
    € 69,-
  35. European Family Law in Action. Volume III - Parental Responsibilities
    821 blz. | paperback

    This volume contains twenty-three contributions related to: (1) divorce and maintenance between former spouses, (2) parental responsibilities, (3) informal long-term relationships and (4) the revised Brussels II Regulation.
    € 119,-
  36. Inheritance Law Legislation of the Netherlands
    108 blz. | paperback

    This work, thanks to the translation of the rules of private international law in the field of inheritance law provides lawyers, civil servants and consular officers with insight into the applicable rules in international cases.
    € 28,-
  37. Indépendance et interdépendance patrimoniales des époux dans le régime matromonial légal des droits français, ...
    496 blz. | paperback

    Ce livre s’attache à comparer le régime matrimonial légal des droits néerlandais (actuel et celui envisagé par le projet de loi), français et suisse ainsi que certaines règles du régime matrimonial primaire.
    € 70,-
  38. Principles of European Family Law Regarding Divorce and Maintenance Between Former Spouses
    170 blz. | paperback

    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 legislatures alike.
    € 30,-
  39. Family Law Legislation of the Netherlands
    260 blz. | paperback

    This work, thanks to the translation of the rules of Private International Law in the field of family law, provides lawyers, civil servants and consular officers with insight into the applicable rules in international cases. It is hoped that this work will also further contribute to the development of an international legal discourse on the development of family law in other jurisdictions.
    € 48,-
  40. Perspectives for the Unification and Harmonisation of Family law in Europe
    573 blz. | paperback

    Is the unification and harmonisation of (international) family law in Europe necessary? Is it feasible, desirable and possible? Reading the different contributions to this book may certainly inspire those who would like to find the right answers to these questions.
    € 92,-