9781780685366 (ebook) 9781780683249 (paperback)
European family law series ; 37.
This book describes and analyses the different legal approaches and policy discussion regarding cohabitation in the Nordic countries (Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland). It looks at historical developments, general private law principles, division of property on separation or death of one cohabitant, inheritance, and the regulations concerning children born to cohabitants. It concludes by proposing principles for the regulation of the financial circumstances of cohabitants.
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Formatted Contents Note
The development of cohabitation and cohabitation law in the Nordic countries Property issues in cohabitation relationships Financial settlements on termination of cohabitation The legal position of the surviving cohabitant The relevance of cohabitation for parental rights The distinctive legal nature of cohabitation relationships and the need for legislation Discussion of legal policy : principles for regulating cohabitation relationships.