On 19 December 2022, the Czech Helsinki Committee attended the Training for lawyers on EU instruments in Family Law, organized by ČAK in cooperation with the European Lawyers Foundation (ELF) within the EU project CiviLAW of which ČAK is a partner. The participants were lawyers from Greece, Romania, Spain, Italy, Cyprus, Poland and the Czech Republic.
The speakers dealt with the topics such as jurisdiction in matrimonial and parental matters, international child abductions, and the recognition, enforceability, and enforcement of decisions in family matters. The cases of property relations of spouses, as well as the property consequences of a registered partnership, were also discussed.
Participants had an opportunity to ask questions and engage in the discussion after the presentation.