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Marriage contract in Ukraine. What is important for a foreigner to know

Ukraine has not widely developed such a tradition as concluding a marriage contract within its residents. Although we see the tendency towards increasing the amount of marriage contracts. When couples get married, on average 1.7-1.9% decide to sign marriage contracts. Almost every second marriage in Ukraine ends with divorce - according to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine. We can know everything about the partner but no one can predict the actions and be sure in someone for many ...

Features of spouses’ property division in case of divorce

Statistics say, every second marriage in Ukraine ends up in divorce. In such a case, the spouses often face legal issues regarding the division of common property. In this article we cover the procedure of division of common spouse’s property, types property which is considered to be common spouse’s property, the procedure of division of real estate objects, cases in which the principle of equality of spouses’ shares in property changes. The procedure of division of common spouses’ property in ...

Attorney’s recommendations on formalities associated with registering title on spouses’ property

This article would be of interest for those who come up with the legal issues of   the spouses’ property and protection of their property interests. What does the common spouses’ property includes? The legislation of Ukraine provides that the common spouses’ property include all the property acquired by the couple during the marriage irrelevant of the fact of the lack of own earnings for the good reason (study, housekeeping, child care, disease) which one of the spouses may suffer. Every ...

Law reform on enforcement of the courts judgments in Ukraine: advantages and disadvantages.

Courts decisions without a real possibility to execute them are worth nothing. The decision makes sense if the winner of dispute can materialize this decision in money or property. The government has admitted that the existing system of decisions’ execution works badly after 25 years of independence of Ukraine. It became impossible to keep up appearances and it was necessary to do the act. It is the time when legal community and business begin to see the first results of ...

New rules related to compensation of court expenses.

Procedural codes as revised and amended establish a range of novelties. Such changes relate, inter alia, to court expenses and compensation thereof, which is quite an important issue to consider. According to the procedural codes, court expenses shall include court fees and costs related to proceedings in a case. Court fee is an amount of money that is paid for the filing of applications, complaints, as well as for issuing of documents by courts. Amount of the court fees depends ...