oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Conflicts of law in cross-cultural family disputes in Europe today: who will reorient conflicts of law?
|Article Title||Conflicts of law in cross-cultural family disputes in Europe today: who will reorient conflicts of law?|
|© Publisher:||Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law|
|Journal||Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 University of Leuven|
|Publication Date||Mar 1997|
|Pages||22 - 36|
|Keyword(s)||Choice-of-law, Europe, European jurisdiction, Family law, Foreign judgements, Foreign migrant communities and International family disputes|
The topic under discussion is, of necessity, only a small part of a vast field, namely what recognition a family court in Europe will accord family laws practised by foreign migrant communities but which clash with the court's domestic legal culture. The massive migration from former Western colonies experienced in virtually all European jurisdictions since the 60s and 70s is an issue of increasing importance particularly in the realm of international family law.
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