Croatia's accession to the European Union on 1 July 2013 marks another milestone in completing the construction of the EU.
Please see below the information provided by Croatia on EU legislation in the field of judicial cooperation in civil matters covering the following areas:
- Judgments in civil and commercial matters
- Matrimonial matters and matters of parental responsibility
- Maintenance obligations
- Service of judicial and extra-judicial documents
- Taking of evidence
- European Payment Order procedure
- European Small Claims procedure
- Legal aid
Please also note that a certain number of regulations in the field of civil justice have been amended by Council Regulation (EU) No 517/2013 of 13 May 2013 due to the accession of Croatia.
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Last update: 22/08/2014