Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course deals with the legal aspects of family relations. Great
emphasis will be placed in considering the most recent jurisprudential
Students enrolled in the first year from the academic year 2013/2014, in order to sit the Family law examination, must have passed the Principles
of Private Law, the Principles of Roman Law and Constitutional Law examinations.
Students enrolled in the first year from previous academic year, in order to sit the Family law examination, must have passed the Principles of Private Law and the Principles of Roman Law examinations.
Course contents summary
Formation of Legal Marriage; The Law of the ongoing family; Economic
Relations between Spouses; Divorce; The Legal Effects of Marriage
Termination; Informal Family Relations; Child custody; Property, Alimony
and Child Support Awards.
G. BONILINI, Manuale di diritto di famiglia, UTET, Torino, 2014, VI ed.
(pp. 350), which includes , in particular , comments on the recent changes in the field of filiation
And also, chosen by the Students:
a) A. DI MAJO, Codice civile, Giuffrè, Milano, latest edition
b) F. BOCCHINI, Codice della famiglia e dei minori, Giuffré, Milano, latest edition
And also: G. BONILINI, Quesiti di diritto di famiglia, Padova, CEDAM, 2007, (pp. 198), except the questions concerning filiation.
Under " Students - Teaching Material " , are published : the legislative material intended for all students (which includes also artt. 6 e 12 del D.L. 12 settembre 2014, n. 132, “Misure urgenti di degiurisdizionalizzazione ed altri interventi per la definizione dell'arretrato in materia di processo civile”, convertito con L. 10 novembre 2014, n. 162, that are not commented in the Manual); the court decisions reserved for students actually attending classes in the a. a. 2012/13 ; the court decisions reserved for students who have completed the frequencies of the Course of Family Law (regardless of the actual presence in the classroom) starting from school a. a. 2013/14 (and later). This, as the course now includes, in addition to 30 hours of lectures , 10 hours devoted to exercises .
Students of A . A. 2012/13 not attending (and Students in previous years, attending or not attending) are exempt, except free personal choice of further study, which will be reported to the examiner.
Oral lesson (30 hours) and exercitations with the most recent jurisprudential
developments (12 hours).
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam in respect of the whole programme and of the exercitations
with the most recent jurisprudential developments (you must see under the heading "Reference books"), wich will edit on the web. Three questions at least will be put.