The Italian alternating child custody regime: a brief guide

“Child custody” term consists of the legal custody and the physical custody of the child. In particular, the right to make decision about child’s life and the right and duty to house and care the child constitute the legal meaning of child custody. Usually, married couples retain both legal and physical custody of their children. […]

Child Custody and minor’s interest

Italian Court of Cassation has rejected a mother’s complaint against court’s decision in terms of shared custody regime. In particular, the Court confirmed the shared custody regime establishing the child will preferentially live with the father. In such decision, the Italian Court has confirmed that minor’s interest is the leading requirement. Subsequently, Courts need to […]