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Matters of matrimonial property regimes - Sweden


Article 64(1) (a) - the courts or authorities with competence to deal with applications for a declaration of enforceability in accordance with Article 44(1) and with appeals against decisions on such applications in accordance with Article 49(2)

Article 64(1) (b) - the procedures to contest the decision given on appeal referred to in Article 50

Article 65 (1) - the list of the other authorities and legal professionals referred to in Article 3(2)

Article 64(1) (a) - the courts or authorities with competence to deal with applications for a declaration of enforceability in accordance with Article 44(1) and with appeals against decisions on such applications in accordance with Article 49(2)

District court                                                 Territorial jurisdiction

Nacka district court (Nacka tingsrätt)                         Stockholm County (Stockholms län)

Uppsala district court                                      Uppsala County

Eskilstuna district court                                  Södermanland County

Linköping district court                                  Östergötland County

Jönköping district court                                  Jönköping County

Växjö district court                                         Kronoberg County

Kalmar district court                                       Kalmar County

Gotland district court                                      Gotland County

Blekinge district court                                    Blekinge County

Kristianstad district court                               Municipalities (kommuner) of Bromölla, Båstad, Hässleholm, Klippan, Kristianstad, Osby, Perstorp, Simrishamn,Tomelilla, Åstorp, Ängelholm, Örkelljunga and Östra Göinge

Malmö district court                                       Municipalities of Bjuv, Burlöv, Eslöv, Helsingborg, Höganäs, Hörby, Höör, Kävlinge, Landskrona, Lomma, Lund, Malmö, Sjöbo, Skurup, Staffanstorp, Svalöv, Svedala, Trelleborg, Vellinge and Ystad

Halmstad district court                                   Halland County

Göteborg district court                                    Municipalities of Göteborg, Härryda, Kungälv, Lysekil, Munkedal, Mölndal, Orust, Partille, Sotenäs, Stenungsund, Strömstad, Tanum, Tjörn, Uddevalla and Öckerö

Vänersborg district court                                Municipalities of Ale, Alingsås, Bengtsfors, Bollebygd, Borås, Dals-Ed, Färgelanda, Herrljunga, Lerum, Lilla Edet, Mark, Mellerud, Svenljunga, Tranemo, Trollhättan, Ulricehamn, Vårgårda, Vänersborg and Åmål

Skaraborg district court                                  Municipalities of Essunga, Falköping, Grästorp, Gullspång, Götene, Habo, Hjo, Karlsborg, Lidköping, Mariestad, Mullsjö, Skara, Skövde, Tibro, Tidaholm, Töreboda and Vara

Värmland district court                                   Värmland County

Örebro district court                                       Örebro County

Västmanland district court                              Västmanland County

Falu district court                                            Dalarna County

Gävle district court                                         Gävleborg County

Ångermanland district court                           Västernorrland County

Östersund district court                                   Jämtland County

Umeå district court                                         Västerbotten County

Luleå district court                                          Norrbotten County

Article 64(1) (b) - the procedures to contest the decision given on appeal referred to in Article 50

An appeal (överklagande) to the Court of Appeal (hövrätt) or to the Supreme Court (Högsta domstolen). The appeal has to be lodged at the court that has given judgment. The appeal will be heard only if the Court of Appeal or the Supreme Court grants leave to appeal (prövningstillstånd).

Article 65 (1) - the list of the other authorities and legal professionals referred to in Article 3(2)

Executor (bodelningsförrättare)

Estate administrator (boutredningsman)

In summary proceedings concerning payment orders or assistance, the Enforcement Authority (Kronofogdemyndigheten)


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Last update: 10/05/2019