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"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
Kopino Family Wins Paternity Suit for First Time (June 26, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
The Seoul Family Court decided in June 2014, in a landmark filiation case, that the plaintiffs, ...
Topic: Child support; Families
Jurisdiction: South Korea
Support for Raising Children of the Next Generation (June 24, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
Because of the country's low birthrate and problems arising from a shrinking population, since 1994 the ...
Topic: Child welfare; Families
Marriage Defined as Between One Man and One Woman (June 10, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin
On June 4, 2014, the National Council of the Slovak Republic (NCSR, the country's parliament) adopted ...
Topic: Constitution; Families ; Human rights; Marriage and family status; Same-sex marriage
Jurisdiction: Slovak Republic
Parliament Passes Comprehensive Marriage Bill, Changes Process for Contracting Customary Marriages (March 28, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom
On March 20, 2014, the 349-member lower chamber of the National Assembly (Kenya's parliament) passed the ...
Topic: Civil law; Families ; Marriage and family status
Implementation of Law Amending Status of Natural Children (January 30, 2014) by Dante Figueroa
Legislative Decree 154 of December 28, 2013 (hereinafter L.D. 154)is scheduled to enter into effect ...
Topic: Families ; Legitimation; Paternity
Bill Prohibiting Same-Sex Marriage Moves Forward (December 26, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom
On December 17, 2013, the Nigerian Senate unanimously adopted a Conference Committee report on the Same ...
Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Families ; Marriage and family status; Same-sex marriage
High Court Strikes Down Territory's Same-Sex Marriage Law (December 19, 2013) by Kelly Buchanan
On December 12, 2013, the High Court of Australia (Australia's highest court) ruled that a law ...
Topic: Families; Marriage and family status; Same-sex marriage
Last updated: May 07, 2015