publication . Article . 2013

Divorce by consent in Roman law and contemporary law

Ignjatovic Marija; Kitanovic Tanja;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013 Journal: Zbornik Radova: Pravni Fakultet u Novom Sadu (issn: 0550-2179, eissn: 2406-1255, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Law
The subject matter of this paper is divorce by mutual consent in Roman law and contemporary law. In the first part of this article, the authors analyzes the key tenets of consensual divorce in Roman law, with specific reference to the impact of Christian religious teaching on the concepts of marriage and divorce as well as on the Roman rulers' constitutions, which marked the beginning of the process of restricting the right to divorce. In the central part of the paper, the authors examines the regulation on the consensual divorce in some contemporary legal systems. In addition, the authors provides a substantial analysis of the normative framework on the termina...
free text keywords: divorce by consent, spouses, consequences of divorce, Roman law, Christianity, Emperor Constantine, Serbian law, contemporary law, Law, K
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