The main aim of the subject is make an introduction into Czech Family Law: History – Presents – Future. The lectures will be focused on key institution of Czech Family law in the light of human rights dimension: Marriage. Registered partnership. Cohabitation. Filiations. Parental responsibility. Maintenance duty. Adoption. Foster care. Guardianship and Custodianship. Cases of the European Court of Human rights (the Right to Respect Private and Family life - art. 8 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms) will be studied and analyzed by students to have different attitude to local family laws with respect to the Court s interpretation and application.
1. Introduction into Czech Family Law.
History – Presents – Future.
3. Registered partnership.
5. Filiations. Case study: Case of Paulík v. the Slovak Republic.
6. Parental responsibility.
7. Maintenance duty.
9. Foster care.
10. State interventions. Institutional care.
Case study: Case of Wallova and Wallo v. the Czech Republic.
11. Guardianship and Custodianship.
12. Law against Domestic Violence.
HRUŠÁKOVÁ, Milana. International encyclopaedia of laws : family and succession law : Czech Republic : Czech Republic : family and succession law (Variant.) : International encyclopaedia of family and succession law. Supplement 21, Czech Republic (Variant.). The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 2002. 210 s. info
KRÁLÍČKOVÁ, Zdeňka. Czech family law after the Czech Republic has been accepted to the European Union. Časopis pro právní vědu a praxi, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2006, Vol. 14, Nr. 4, p. 362-370. ISSN 1210-9126. info
KRÁLÍČKOVÁ, Zdeňka. Developments in Marriage and Marital Law in the Czech Republic. In Marriage and Quasi Marital Relationships in Central and Eastern Europe. 1. vydání. USA Provo Utah: BUY Academic Publishing, 2008. p. 173 - 198, 26 pp. Marriage and Quasi Marital Relationships in Centra. ISBN 978-0-8425-2720-0. info
KRÁLÍČKOVÁ, Zdeňka. Adoption in the Czech Republic : reform in the light of the child welfare laws. In The International survey of family law : 2003 edition. Bristol: Jordan Publishing, 2003. p. 125-142, 18 pp. ISBN 0-85308-866-7. info
- study and class discussion of the Cases of the European Court of Human rights (the Right to Respect Private and Family life - art. 8 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms)
- presentation of essays
Examination – credit requirements:
1. Semester paper – written essay and case study,
2. Oral exam including discussion on written essay
and case study.