The course aims to provide the student with an understanding of Italian familiy law, including its possible future developments.
In particular: I) Knowledge and comprehension skills. Knowledge of the fundamenta institutions of familiy law and relevant case law.II) Ability to apply knowlwdge and understanding. At the end of course, the student will be able to analyse facts and apply the appropriate law to the case presented to them. III) Making Judgement. The student will be able to use their legal knowledge to evaluate and analyse the main legal decisions in this subject. IV) Communication skills. The student will be able to speak confidently about family law.
Course contents summary
The course aims to provide the student with the fundamentals of family law, with particular reference to the aspects and issues that arise with the subject. The following issues will therefore be examined: marriage, personal and economic relations between spouses, marriage in crisis: separation of the spouses, the dissolution of marriage. Civil partnership and de facto cohabitation in the light of L.20 May 2016, n.76. The legal status of minors with respect to the family, filiation, adoption, and maintenance obligations.
G. BONILINI, Manuale di diritto di famiglia, UTET, Torino, 2018, VIII ed. (p.1 to p. 182 and from p.219 to p.510.)
In addition, the student needs to have the following textbooks:
Codice civile, ult. ed.
The course will consist of lectures (using slides) and classroom discussion with students.
Assessment methods and criteria
The achievement of all the educational objectives ( I,II,III, IV) will be assesssed through a final oral test that will consist of answering orally at least three questions relating to the course, encompassing both the course textbooks and the lectures.
The teaching materials used in lectures will be available to the students on the Elly portal.