When the court can declare separation between spouses ?

Today’s article is devoted to the institution of separation, and in fact, the events that affect its decision or not by the court. The word separation comes from the Latin word “separatio” which means disconnection, separation or affiliation. When trying to define the institution which is separation it should be undoubtedly emphasized that it consists […]

Can the prosecutor bring an action to establish or deny paternity and to establish ineffectiveness of acknowledgment of paternity?

Today’s article is devoted to the person of the public prosecutor, in fact, we tried to explain to you whether he has the right to initiate proceedings to establish or deny paternity and to determine the ineffectiveness of the acknowledgment of paternity.

Divorce and the determination of paternity issues

The issue of establishing paternity is very important after the birth of a child from the legal point of view because its absence may cause many formal problems. Polish regulations directly provide for situations when the mother’s husband is considered the father of the child. But what if the child was born after the divorce […]

Marriage concluded abroad vs. divorce and decree of parental responsibility in Poland

Nowadays our world is more and more globalized. It is very often the case that people from different parts of the world are getting married. Often their lives may turn out differently, which of course happens in every marriage. But what if people from different countries, who got married abroad, want to get divorced in […]

The idea of the Polish government to introduce the “Family Information Procedure”

The Family Information Procedure is meant to be a way of reconciling spouses who have minor children together. However, in situations where reconciliation is not possible, these proceedings are aimed, as far as possible, in the speedy and conflict-free implementation of the divorce or separation, taking into account the best interests of the children.

Admissibility of contracts between spouses obliging one spouse to pay remuneration in return for specific behavior of the other spouse.

It often happens that spouses have many claims against each other in connection with divorce, and therefore they sometimes try to specify these claims in the form of a civil contract.

Planned amendment to family law in Poland concerning the so-called immediate alimony

After two years, the Ministry of Justice returned to the idea of amending the family law in the field of the so-called immediate alimony. The Ombudsman and the Children’s Ombudsman appealed to introduce this solution.

New EU act on family matters

Jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in matrimonial matters and matters of parental responsibility are currently governed by Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 of 27 November 2003 concerning jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in matrimonial matters and the matters of parental responsibility, repealing Regulation (EC) No 1347/2000.

Polish Citizenship on the Ground of Marriage

In our globalized world no one is surprised with marriages between people from different countries belonging to divergent cultures and possessing different citizenships. The issue has various dimensions including a pure legal one. Is it possible for a foreign spouse of a Polish citizen to obtain a Polish passport? What are the requirements to be […]

Alimonies by Notary Agreement

From both legal and practical points of view, the issue of alimonies is one of the most crucial when a divorce decision is taken. In practice, the couple facing divorce has quite often a young child or children who must be financially maintained. That is why, there are several methods of making a father or […]