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The Reform of Family Law in Germany

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Abstract

Many reforms, actual and projected, in the field of Family Law are at present being introduced or discussed in almost every State in Europe. The major areas affected by these reform measures are Marriage Law on the one hand and the Law of Parent and Child on the other.

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Civil Code Federal Constitutional Mutual Consent German Constitution Illegitimate Child 
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