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The property relations between the spouses under the International Private Law in Italy

What is the national law applicable to property relations between spouses of different nationalities?

The property relations between the spouses under the International Private Law in Italy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pursuant to Law no. 218 of 1995, property relations between spouses are governed by the law applicable to their personal relationships, so by the common national law or, in the case of spouses of different nationalities or more common citizenships, by the law of the State where the marriage is mainly localized. 

However, the spouses may agree that their property relations are governed by the law of the State of which one of them is a citizen or where one of them resides. 

The agreement of the spouses on the applicable law is valid only if it is considered as such by chosen law or the law of the place where the agreement was signed.

The system of property relations between spouses governed by a foreign law is enforceable against third parties only if they have been aware of it or they have ignored because their fault.

Please see also:

Divorce in Italy

The Alimony in Italy

International Divorce in EU Countries

Family lawyers in Italy

International Child Abduction in Italy

English speaking lawyers in Italy

Italian lawyers for U.S. citizens in Italy

Italian lawyers for Canadian citizens in Italy

Italian lawyers for Australians in Italy

For more information, please contact Lawyers in Rome

Published on 03 December 2013

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