Failure to pay Alimony and Moral Damages

If the former spouse fails to pay the alimony, he or she may be liable to compensate the other spouse for the damages caused by this failure. This principle has been recently confirmed by judgement no. 17144/2018 of the Court of Rome. The case involved a couple of former spouses, whose husband had repeatedly missed […]

Recognition of a foreign divorce

According to the conclusion of the Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union, a final judgement of divorce has validity in Italy even if proceedings are pending.Nevertheless, continues the Advocate General, the judge must always verify not only that the judgement does not violate the fundamental rights and the public order principle, […]