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INTERNATIONAL LETTERS ROGATORY

Posted by on Jan 19, 2019 in LEGAL UPDATES

“Letters rogatory” (a legal request -which will be referred to here simply as a “rogatory”),  provide judicial authorities in Italy with reciprocal assistance and co-operation in legal proceedings. POST BY AVVOCATI JESSICA ZAMA AND AGNESE MICOZZI A rogatory is a tool used to notify and serve documents which have legal value in a different...

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Three years of the new EU Succcession Regulation

Posted by on Oct 6, 2018 in SUCCESSION LAW UPDATES

Choice of Law Clause in Wills The EU Succession Regulation (650/2012) came into force in August 2015, with the intention of simplifying and clarifying succession procedures and applicable laws, for Europeans living in different countries than that of their origin, and owners of property in multiple cities. Currently the applicable law to a succession, in...

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Disposizioni Anticipate di Trattamento – the right to choose

Posted by on Jul 30, 2018 in LEGAL UPDATES, SUCCESSION LAW UPDATES

Disposizioni Anticipate di Trattamento – the right to choose Following considerable public interest and pressure, the Italian government has now approved the proposed Law on Living Wills. (See also article of 4 April 2017, “Living Wills in Italy- Il Testamento Biologico”, published by Jessica Zama). Law n.219 of 22 December 2017 is now in force,...

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Living Wills in Italy “il testamento biologico”

Posted by on Apr 4, 2017 in LEGAL UPDATES

UPDATE: Since this article was written the Sentate have now approved the proposed law (on 14 December 2017) On the 13th March 2017, the Italian Senate started discussing a proposed new law regarding the introduction of “Testamenti Biologici”, (“Biological Wills”), the equivalent of what are known as “Living Wills” in the UK. This is a document...

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