FAMILY LAW - SEMINAR:
Family Law - seminar
Chair of Family Law
Family Law - seminar
Study: Law - 3. semester
Code: 31825
ECTS: 4.0
Course coordinators: prof. dr. sc. Dubravka Hrabar
prof. dr. sc. Aleksandra Korać Graovac
prof. dr. sc. Irena Majstorović
doc. dr. sc. Anica Čulo Margaletić
doc. dr. sc. Ivana Milas Klarić
doc. dr. sc. Ivan Šimović
Exam dates:
  • 09. 12. 2019.
  • 29. 01. 2020.
  • 12. 02. 2020.
  • 14. 09. 2020.
Exam registration: Studomat
Basic data
Family Law - seminar Law - 3. semester
4.0 31825
Lecturer in charge Consultations Location
prof. dr. sc. Dubravka Hrabar

Tuesdays from 10,00

Trg Republike Hrvatske 3, room 27/II
prof. dr. sc. Aleksandra Korać Graovac

Tuesdays 10.30-12 am

Trg Republike Hrvatske 3, room 29/II
prof. dr. sc. Irena Majstorović

Thursdays 10-11,30

Trg Republike Hrvatske 3, room 28/II
doc. dr. sc. Anica Čulo Margaletić

Thursday, 10-11.30 am

Trg Republike Hrvatske 3, room 38
doc. dr. sc. Ivana Milas Klarić Trg Republike Hrvatske 3, room 5
doc. dr. sc. Ivan Šimović

Thursday, 14.30 - 16.00 pm

Trg Republike Hrvatske 3, room 301/III
Literature
Alinčić, M.; Hrabar, D.; Jakovac-Lozić, D.; Korać Graovac, A.; Obiteljsko pravo; Narodne novine (2007), str. 1-544
DO 1.11.2015.: Obiteljski zakon; Narodne novine br. 116/03., 17/04., 136/04., 107/07., 57/11., 61/11., 25/13., 5/15.
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Zakon o životnom partnerstvu osoba istog spola; Narodne novine br. 92/2014.
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Alinčić, M.; Bakarić Abramović, A.; Belajec, V.; Dika, M.; Hrabar, D.; Hrvatin, B.; Jakovac-Lozić, D.; Korać Graovac, A.; Obiteljski zakon - tekst zakona s napomenama, uputama i sudskom praksom; Narodne novine (2013)
Description
The concept and characteristics of family law. Family law relations. Matrimonial law. Legal regulation of unmarried couples and same sex partnership. Relations between parents and children. Determination and denial of the child s origin. Legal regulation of medically supported conception. Rights of the child. Parental care. Adoption, guardianship, maintenance. Property relations among family members. Family law regulation of the protection from violence in the family.
Exam dates
09. 12. 2019.
29. 01. 2020.
12. 02. 2020.
14. 09. 2020.
Detailed data
Cognitive Skills:

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

Knowledge

- define the importance of the most important family law institutes within the legal

system

- list open questions

- define the most important family law institutes

- name the fundamental principles of family law regulation

Understanding

- discuss the important social and legal topics, on the basis of valid legal

arguments

- describe the contents and scope of particular family law institutes

- explain the meaning of passing the family law regulations, as a means of

intervening in the relationships between family members

- report on the open questions, on the basis of the legal analysis

- identify the trends in family law

- recognise the basic characteristics of the most important institutes of family

law

Application

- interpret family law provisions

- use current professional literature

- demonstrate knowledge and skills acquired during the studies

- demonstrate high level of understanding of family law provisions

Analysis

- distinguish basic and permanent characteristics of family law institutes from

the variable ones

- analyse the meaning of a particular legal provision and its consequences

- compare universal family law provisions during history to the contemporary

state

- select key questions in which family law systems require improvements

Synthesis

- propose the needed changes of family law systems de lege ferenda

- formulate basic challenges family law is facing

- construct new models of functioning of state bodies in family law matters

- assemble relevant court practice of European courts (European court of

human rights and European court of justice) in regards important family law

institutes

Evaluation

- judge the quality of legislative changes and practical procedures

- assess the advantages and shortcomings of family law systems de lege lata

- evaluate one's standpoints from the viewpoint of tolerance

- assess the quality of common European family law principles

Practical and Generic Skills:

After successfully mastering the course, students gain:

- competence of independent professional work:

- competence to critically assess the most important family law issues

- competence to adapt to a new situation and changes in legislation

- competence to draw argumented conclusions and timely and adequately work in practice

Matching Assessments to Learning Outcomes:

Forms of testing knowledge

1. Mid-term examination

Within the seminar regular mid-term examinations are held - three per semesetr. Mid-term examination is a test with open questions of an essay type which test understanding and connecting facts learned during the lectures and seminar.

2. Seminar paper

Seminar paper of a recommended scope of 15 pages in the written form is a result of reproduction and organisation of facts from domestic and foreign literature. Students are expected to understand and connect the facts, and give their critical evaluation of a selected topic.