Nordic Cohabitation Law

By John Asland, Margareta Brattstrom, Goran Lind, Ingrid Lund-Andersen, Anna Singer, Tone Sverdrup

This book describes and analyzes the different legal approaches and policy discussion regarding cohabitation in the Nordic countries: Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland. It looks at the historical developments, the general private law principles, the division of property upon separation or the death of one cohabitant, inheritance, and the regulations concerning children born to cohabitants. The book concludes by proposing principles for the regulation of the financial circumstances of cohabitants. (Series: European Family Law - Vol. 37) [Subject: Nordic Law, Family Law, Comparative Law]

Publication Date: 9/1/2015
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781780683249