Recognition of abroad surrogacy

According to a recent interpretation, the child’s right to the respect of private life, under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, requires the States to provide for the possibility of recognizing the relationship of parentage between a non-biological mother and a child born through surrogacy.  According to the interpretation of the European […]

Guide to Italian Stepchild Adoption

The stepchild adoption has existed since 1983 with Law no. 184. However, the application of the law was limited only to heterosexual couples. Law  no.184 permits the adoption of the biological child of one of the spouses. In particular, this adoption requires the following elements: The consent of the biological parent; The consent of the […]

Registration of the birth certificate with two fathers

After the decision of the Court of Livorno, also the Court of Pisa has accepted the registration of the foreign certificate birth of a child born with two fathers. The child at issue was born in the US, in 2010 and his birth certificate, regularly registered in his municipality of residence, has been filled with […]