A recent change in Brazilian law simplifies the process through which a divorce in another country secures recognition in Brazil.
Posts from the ‘Family Law’ Category
Brazil's already restrictive abortion law may get even more restrictive as Congress considers requiring rape victims to undergo intensive questioning before having an abortion.
A civil union of three women in Rio sparks controversy as Brazil faces challenges to the concept of traditional marriage.
In an effort to minimize the risks caused by caesarean births, Brazil enacts legislation to encourage women and their doctors to consider live births.
In an effort to curb violence against women, Brazil has implemented the Maria da Penha law, which aims to stiffen penalties for acts of femicide.
International divorces don't need to be complicated. With the help of a lawyer, spouses that were married in Brazil can now get divorced quickly and easily.
Joint custody is the new standard in divorce cases according to a new law enacted by the Brazilian Senate and approved by President Dilma Rousseff.