The author of this article peruses the European legislation in order to find out which limits it is possible to bring, before the same court, actions concerning matrimonial matters and related claims, such as maintenance obligations and parental responsibility. In the first part, the article illustrates EC regulation n.2201/2003, so called Brussels II bis, regarding jurisdiction in civil matters relating to divorce, legal separation or marriage annulment.Thereafter, the article reviews European legislation on jurisdiction in matters concerning maintenance obligations and parental responsibility so as to compare the different provisions. The article provides a framework to determine within which limits it is allowed to bring, before the same court, matrimonial matters and related claims.The purpose of this article is to overcome the fragmentation of the European provisions on jurisdiction, in order to find out if it is possible to bring the different claims before the same court; in this way it could be possible for the parties to avoid several proceedings and obtain effective access to justice.
|Numero di pagine||27|
|Rivista||RIVISTA TRIMESTRALE DI DIRITTO E PROCEDURA CIVILE|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2014|