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End of Age Limit for Assisted Fertilization (September 24, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
On September 22, 2015, the Brazilian Federal Council of Medicine (Conselho Federal de Medicina, CFM), issued ...
Topic: Families ; Health; Pregnancy
New Family Law Adopted (September 15, 2015) by Constance Johnson
Vietnam's legislature has adopted a new Law on Marriage and Family that will come into effect ...
Topic: Families ; Marriage and family status; Pregnancy; Same-sex marriage
Mandatory HIV Testing Before Marriage Proposed (September 15, 2015) by Peter Roudik
On September 9, 2015, legislation aimed at establishing additional requirements for marriage registration was introduced in ...
Topic: Families ; Health; Health information and medical records; HIV/AIDS; Marriage and family status
Decision on Gay Marriage in Italy (September 14, 2015) by Theresa Papademetriou
On July 21, 2015, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) issued a landmark judgment concerning ...
Topic: Families ; LGBT rights; Marriage and family status; Same-sex marriage
Jurisdiction: European Court of Human Rights
Court Declares Refund of Bride-Price Under Customary Law Unconstitutional (August 12, 2015) by Hanibal Goitom
Eight years after it began, a legal battle challenging the constitutionality of a customary practice of ...
Topic: Constitution; Customary law; Divorce; Families ; Marriage and family status
Federal Constitutional Court Declares Child Care Allowance Act Unconstitutional (July 27, 2015) by Jenny Gesley
On July 21, 2015, the German Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht, BVerfG) ruled that the Deutscher Bundestag ...
Topic: Child support; Constitution; Families ; Judiciary; Women's rights
Family Court Denies Suit of Lover of a Married Man (July 15, 2015) by Ruth Levush
On June 8, 2015, the Tel Aviv Family Court rejected a suit filed by a woman ...
Topic: Civil actions; Families ; Judiciary
"Medicine Baby" Authorized (May 07, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
The National Council for Medically Assisted Procreation (Conselho Nacional de Procriação Medicamente Assistida) of Portugal for ...
Topic: Child health; Families ; Health
Court Rejects Request for Recognition of Contract-Based Parenthood (April 15, 2015) by Ruth Levush
On April 1, 2015, Israel's Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision by an extended bench of ...
Topic: Adoption and foster care; Children's rights; Families ; Health
New Surrogacy Law (April 06, 2015) by Sayuri Umeda
On February 19, 2015, the National Legislative Assembly of Thailand enacted the Protection for Children Born ...
Topic: Children's rights; Families ; Health
Family Fined over Daughter's Name (March 20, 2015) by Constance Johnson
Icelandic parents of a young girl are facing daily fines of ISK1.47 (about US$0.01) because they ...
Topic: Child welfare; Cultural heritage; Families
Alimony Now Permitted for Gay Couples (March 09, 2015) by Eduardo Soares
On March 3, 2015, the Brazilian Superior Tribunal of Justice (Superior Tribunal de Justiça, STJ) unanimously ...
Topic: Civil law; Civil rights and liberties; Families ; Judiciary; LGBT rights; Marriage and family status
Law on Same-Sex Marriage and Adoption Rights Passed (March 09, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin
It was reported on March 3, 2015, that Slovenia's unicameral National Assembly had passed amendments to ...
Topic: Adoption and foster care; Families ; Marriage and family status; Same-sex marriage
Parliament Passes Comprehensive Marriage, Divorce and Family Relations Legislation (February 24, 2015) by Hanibal Goitom
On February 12, 2015, Malawi's 193-member unicameral National Assembly passed the Marriage, Divorce and Family Relations ...
Topic: Divorce; Families ; Marriage and family status
New Measures on Foster Families (December 12, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin
On September 24, 2014, China's Ministry of Civil Affairs promulgated new measures on foster care, which ...
Topic: Adoption and foster care; Child welfare; Families ; Homelessness
Civil Code Amendment Changes Joint Custody Rules (December 04, 2014) by Eduardo Soares
On November 26, 2014, the Brazilian Federal Senate approved an amendment to articles 1,583, 1,584, 1,585 ...
Topic: Child custody; Civil code; Divorce; Families
Measures to Decrease Backlogs in Civil Proceedings (October 03, 2014) by Dante Figueroa
Recently adopted legislation in Italy seeks to clear the country's considerable backlog of civil cases through ...
Topic: Administrative remedies; Civil actions; Families ; Judges; Jurisdiction and venue; State and local courts
Postponed Implementation of Provisions on Parental Kidnapping (September 22, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom
On September 16, 2014, South African Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba announced that the implementation ...
Topic: Child custody; Families ; Immigration
Jurisdiction: South Africa
Division of Retirement Savings Between Separating Spouses (September 04, 2014) by Ruth Levush
On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Law for the Division of Retirement ...
Topic: Employee benefits; Families ; Separation
Supreme Court Rules Even If No Blood Tie, Parent/Child Relationship Remains (August 15, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
Japan's Supreme Court decided on July 17, 2014, in two similar cases, that the legal father-child ...
Topic: Families ; Paternity
Last updated: September 24, 2015