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European Experience and National Traditions in Russian Family Law

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Twenty years have passed since the new Family Code of the Russian Federation (RF), which has become the key source for family law in Russia, was signed into law. During this period, the Family Code has frequently been criticized by experts on the administrative and judicial practice of civil jurisprudence. Legislators have begun to pay attention to these experts’ assessments of the law to determine what reforms may be necessary. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the current problems with Russian Family Law by drawing upon the experience of both European Family Law courts and the Russian legal system.

About the Author

Nadezhda Tarusina
P.G. Demidov Yaroslavl State University (Yaroslavl, Russia)
Russian Federation

Professor, Head of the Chair of Social and Family Law, Dean of the Law Faculty of P.G. Demidov Yaroslavl State University (10 Sovetskaya str., Yaroslavl, 150000, Russia


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For citation:

Tarusina N. European Experience and National Traditions in Russian Family Law. Russian Law Journal. 2015;3(2):97-108.

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