What economically changes between separation and divorce?

What economically changes between separation and divorce

Differences between separation and divorce: the prerequisites for alimony are different between the two. There are still many differences between separation and divorce when it comes to the prerequisites for recognizing and quantifying alimony. However, judges (especially those at the first instance) are increasingly trying to bring the two institutions closer together to eliminate discrimination […]

Separation: What is a Parenting Plan?

Separation What is a Parenting Plan

What should be included in the document that lawyers must attach to the initial petitions for separation and divorce? Following the Cartabia reform, anyone wishing to separate or divorce must attach a parenting plan to their petition, outlining the main activities involving minor children. The aim is to promote the concrete implementation of the principle […]

Selfies with the Lover: Legal Consequences

Selfies with the Lover Legal Consequences

What happens to the spouse who posts photos with their lover on social media? Separation, fault, compensation: the legal risks of an extramarital relationship. Love often makes people reckless. This is what happens to people who, despite being married, don’t hide their adulterous relationship and post photos with their new partner on social media. However, […]

Divorce allowance and burden of proof

Divorce allowance and burden of proof According to the recent ruling of the Italian Supreme Court, the spouse applying for the divorce allowance has the burden of proving the lack of an adequate income. The divorce allowance does not only aim at restoring the previous standard of living during the marriage, but the divorce allowance […]

Violating Shared Custody is a crime

When the spouses separate, the judge rules over the custody of the children. If shared custody is ordered, it is necessary that the children continue to stay with both parental figures, sharing equally the time to be spent with both with each other, except when evident obstacles are in place.  But what if the former […]