Matrimonial matters and matters of parental responsibility


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Article 67 (a)

Names, addresses and means of communication for the central authorities designated pursuant to Article 53:

The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Latvia

Brīvības bulvāris 36

Rīga, LV - 1536


Telephone: +371 67036836

Fax: +371 67036852


Article 67 (b)

The languages accepted for communications to central authorities pursuant to Article 57(2): Latvian, English.

Article 67 (c)

The languages accepted for the certificate concerning rights of access and return of the child pursuant to Article 45(2): Latvian, English.

Articles 21 and 29

The applications provided for by Articles 21 and 29 shall be submitted to the following courts:

-in Latvia, the rajona (pilsētas) tiesa [ district (town) court]

Article 33

The appeal provided for by Article 33 shall be lodged with the following courts:

- in Latvia, the apgabaltiesā [regional court].

Article 34

The appeals provided for in Article 34 may be brought only:

- in Latvia, Augstākajā tiesa[an appeal to the Supreme Court].

Last update: 23/09/2020

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