The destination at which the marriage was entered into will not immediately determine which court has jurisdiction on the situation or which legislation are going to be put on the divorce proceedings procedures. Both these dilemmas need to be determined in each specific instance.
For matrimonial things in EU states (aside from Denmark), it really is no more the nationality associated with spouses that is appropriate however their host to permanent residence. As long as both spouses have actually German nationality can they elect to pursue their situation prior to the German courts, no matter where they truly are resident (Council legislation (EC) No 2201/2003 (Brussels IIa) of 27 November 2003 concerning jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgements in matrimonial issues plus in things of parental obligation, repealing legislation (EC) No 1347/2000, certified Journal regarding the European Communities 2003 No L 338, p. 1 et seq.). Continue reading