Greece Becomes Sixteenth State to Sign up to EU International Divorce Cooperation Procedure

by Admin on January 29, 2014

Greece is joining the 15 countries already participating in EU rules which allow international couples to select which country’s law applies to their divorce reports Family Law Week.

With almost 1 million divorces in the EU area in 2009 (Eurostat data) this assist couples of different nationalities, those living apart in different countries or those living together in a country other than their home country and protects them from a difficult and drawn out process.

Thailand has national statutory law that applies in all Thai courts and addresses the conflict of laws issues of international prenuptial agreements.

Therefore if a couple has a prenuptial agreement in Thailand and there is a jurisdictional issue, the Thailand Conflict of Laws Act protects the interests of foreign nations in the couple and their property. The Thailand approach appears to respect and defer to the foreign nations’ interests which is helpful in what is otherwise a very sensitive issue.

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