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?

Volume 30, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0010-4051



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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