How to contest a divorce judgment in Italy
Divorce can be a difficult process, with many disputes and disagreements that can escalate in court. This often happens when spouses fail to reach a reasonable agreement on the terms and conditions of separation and subsequent divorce, which can include aspects such as spousal and child support, the assignment of the family home and other […]
The inheritance of the cohabiting partner
In Italy, the surviving spouse or partner of a civil union has the right to inherit the estate of the deceased person, as well as to live in the family home and use all the furniture. If there are no children, ancestors, or siblings, the entire inheritance goes to the surviving spouse, even if they […]
Italian Supreme Court: ex-wife loses alimony due to luxurious spending.
In compliance with the 2018 Joint Sections ruling, the monthly divorce allowance of 100 euros granted to the ex-spouse has been revoked due to her unnecessary expenses, as shown in the account statements. The ex-wife loses the divorce allowance of 100 euros awarded to her in the first instance and then revoked on appeal, as […]
How long do you have to wait before getting remarried after a divorce in Italy?
The law in Italy requires a waiting period before remarriage after divorce, commonly known as “lutto vedovile,” which lasts for at least 300 days following the dissolution of the previous marriage. The woman is forbidden from marrying until this period has elapsed, a provision included in the Civil Code to prevent doubts about the paternity […]
Incapacity of the testator: how to prove it
A person who has reached the legal age, who has not been interdicted and who, at the time the deed is drawn up, has full capacity may make a will. Inability to make a will may depend on a permanent illness or on a momentary cause. In the absence of these prerequisites, the will may […]