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Type of publication: Knygos dalis / Part of book (Y)
Field of Science: Teisė / Law (S001)
Author(s): Grigienė, Jurgita;Pasvenskienė, Aušrinė
Title: Lithuanian private law: 9.4 Family and inheritance law
Is part of: The law of the Baltic States / T. Kerikmäe et al. (eds.). Cham : Springer, 2017
Extent: p. 511-521
Date: 2017
Note: Knygos DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-54478-6
Keywords: Lithuanian law;Family law;Inheritance law
ISBN: 9783319544779
Abstract: The section on private law covers five basic areas of Lithuanian law that are essential for understanding the basic rules of conduct that persons should follow in private relations. These are Property Law, Contract and Tort Law, Company and Insolvency Law, Family and Inheritance Law, and Civil Procedure Law. Authors provide a definition and describe the system of property rights (and their encumbrances) stipulated in Lithuanian Civil Code. Starting from a descriptive analysis of the formation of contracts, the authors continue with a review of the rules on content and interpretation of contracts and, additionally, the performance (nonperformance) and termination of them. The part on tort law describes the four elements of tort action (unlawful actions, causation, fault, and damages), then the authors continue with a review of basic defenses from tort liability and finish the tort law part with a presentation of rules on joint tortfeasors, right of recourse, and some other special rules of delictual liability. In company law, the possible types of companies in Lithuania and their main features, such as requirements for incorporation, management, and activity, are introduced. In the second subchapter, the authors provide a brief overview of the bankruptcy proceedings. In family and inheritance law, the in-depth review of the major aspects of family law and inheritance law is provided. In civil procedure, the authors explain the issues of jurisdiction in civil cases and continue with explanation of the basics of the right to apply to court
Affiliation(s): Privatinės teisės katedra
Teisės fakultetas
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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