Family Law in Denmarkaf Hans Viggo Godsk Pedersen, Ingrid Lund-Andersen
2. edition 2011, 190 pages, paperback.Price (excl. VAT, postage & handling): Approx. EURO 64, £ 57, $ 93Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this concise exposition and analysis of the essential elements of law with regard to family relations, marital property, and succession to estates in Denmark covers the legal rules and customs pertaining to the intertwined civic status of persons, the family, and property.After an informative general introduction, the book proceeds to an in-depth discussion of the sources and instruments of family and succession law, the authorities that adjudicate and administer the laws, and issues surrounding the person as a legal entity and the legal disposition of property among family members. Such matters as nationality, domicile, and residence; marriage, divorce, and cohabitation; adoption and guardianship; succession and inter vivos arrangements; and the acquisition and administration of estates are all treated to a degree of depth that will prove useful in nearly any situation likely to arise in legal practice.The book is primarily designed to assist lawyers who find themselves having to apply rules of international private law or otherwise handling cases connected with Denmark. It will also be of great value to students and practitioners as a quick guide and easy-to-use practical resource in the field, and especially to academics and researchers engaged in comparative studies by providing the necessary, basic material of family and succession law.Table of ContentsThe AuthorsList of AbbreviationsPrefaceGeneral IntroductionChapter 1. General Background of the CountryChapter 2. Historical Background of Family and Succession LawChapter 3. Sources of Family and Succession LawChapter 4. The Courts Administering Family and Succession LawSelected BibliographyPart I. PersonsChapter 1. The Status of a PersonChapter 2. Registration of Civil StatusChapter 3. Personality RightsChapter 4. NamesChapter 5. NationalityChapter 6. Domicile and ResidenceChapter 7. Mentally Handicapped PersonsPart II. Family LawChapter 1. MarriageChapter 2. DivorceChapter 3. Cohabitation without MarriageChapter 4. FiliationChapter 5. AdoptionChapter 6. Parental AuthorityChapter 7. GuardianshipChapter 8. Kinship and Relationships of AffinityPart III. Matrimonial Property LawChapter 1. Rights and Obligations of SpousesChapter 2. The Marriage SettlementChapter 3. The Legal Matrimonial RegimePart IV. Succession LawChapter 1. Intestate SuccessionChapter 2. Testamentary SuccessionChapter 3. Acts Inter Vivos Related to the EstateChapter 4. Acquisition and Administration of the EstateTable of statutesIndex
- 3. August 2011
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