FINDING COMPETENT COURTS
The search tool below will help you to identify court(s)/authority(ies) competent for a specific European legal instrument. Please note that although every effort has been made to ascertain the accuracy of the results, there may be some exceptional cases concerning the determination of competence that are not necessarily covered.
Article 10 - Information on competent courts or authorities
Pursuant to Article 18313 of the Code of Civil Procedure, the authority competent to receive applications for enforcement of a written settlement resulting from mediation is:
- In the case of mediation by a court: the court hearing the case,
- In the case of out-of-court mediation (contractual): the court that would be competent to examine the case according to general or exclusive jurisdiction, i.e. as set out under Articles 28 to 30 and 38 to 42 of the Code of Civil Procedure. The court may be located in the place of residence, in the debtor's domicile, or, for example, in the area where the property is situated. In relations between parents and children, it is the court located in the creditor's place of residence.
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