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Matrimonial matters and matters of parental responsibility - Latvia


FINDING COMPETENT COURTS/AUTHORITIES

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Latvia

Family law – matrimonial matters and matters of parental responsibility


Article 67 (a)

Article 67 (b)

Article 67 (c)

Articles 21 and 29

Article 33

Article 34

Article 67 (a)

Names, addresses and means of communication for the central authorities designated pursuant to Article 53:

The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Latvia

Brīvības bulvāris 36

Rīga, LV - 1536

Latvia

Telephone: +371 67036836

Fax: +371 67036852

E-Mail: tm.kanceleja@tm.gov.lv

Article 67 (b)

The languages accepted for communications to central authorities pursuant to Article 57(2): Latvian, English.

Article 67 (c)

The languages accepted for the certificate concerning rights of access and return of the child pursuant to Article 45(2): Latvian, English.

Articles 21 and 29

The applications provided for by Articles 21 and 29 shall be submitted to the following courts:

-in Latvia, the rajona (pilsētas) tiesa [ district (town) court]

Article 33

The appeal provided for by Article 33 shall be lodged with the following courts:

- in Latvia, the apgabaltiesā [regional court].

Article 34

The appeals provided for in Article 34 may be brought only:

- in Latvia, Augstākajā tiesa[an appeal to the Supreme Court].


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Last update: 12/03/2018