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Family law in the EU

Every person from birth to death enters into relationships with others. These relationships, whatever their type, need to be regulated in order to coexist well, argues Pedro Carrión García de Parada, on the occasion of the European Day of Justice.

Facilitating the lives of 16 million international couples

The EU is taking steps to provide legal clarity for international couples, facilitating the lives of Europeans in 18 countries, write Vera Jourová and Jean-Marie Cavada.

Malta lawmakers make divorce legal

In an historic vote, Maltese MPs passed legislation to legalise divorce this week (25 July), after a small majority voted in a May referendum to change the law.

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