Maintenance obligations

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Familiy law - maintenance obligations


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Article 71 1. (a) - Courts for application for a declaration of enforceability and courts for appeal against decisions on such applications

- Jurisdiction of local courts

An application for a declaration of enforceability must be submitted to the President of the District Court.

Luxembourg District Court

Tribunal d'arrondissement de Luxembourg
Cité judiciaire
L-2080 Luxembourg
Tel: (352) 47 59 81-1
Fax: (352) 47 59 81-421

Diekirch District Court

Tribunal d'arrondissement de Diekirch
Palais de Justice
Place Guillaume
L-9237 Diekirch

Tel.: (352) 80 32 14 - 1
Fax: (352) 80 71 19 or (352) 802484

Appeal against a decision on application for a declaration

High Court of Justice - Civil Bench

Cour Supérieure de Justice siégeant en matière d'appel civil
Cité judiciaire
L-2080 Luxembourg
Tel: (352) 47 59 81-1
Fax: (352)47 59 81-396

Article 71 1. (b) - Redress procedure

Decisions given on first appeal may be contested only by a further appeal on a point of law (an appeal in cassation).

Court of Cassation

Cour de cassation

Cité judiciaire

L-2080 Luxembourg

Tel.: (352) 475981-369/373

Fax : (352) 475981-773

Article 71 1. (c) - Review procedure

A defendant who did not enter an appearance in Luxembourg has the right to apply for a review of the decision before the competent court that gave the decision, under the conditions set out in Article 19(1) of the Regulation. Such applications must be submitted in the necessary format before the court that gave the decision subject to review.

 

Luxembourg Justice of the Peace Court

Justice de Paix de Luxembourg

Cité judiciaire Bâtiment JP, Plateau du Saint-Esprit

L-2080 Luxembourg

Tel: (352) 47 59 81-1

 

Esch-sur-Alzette Justice of the Peace Court

Justice de paix d'Esch-sur-Alzette

Place Norbert Metz

L-4006 Esch-sur-Alzette

 

Pardons Department

Service du Gracieux (Ordonnances conditionnelles de paiement et saisies-arrêt sur revenus protégés): Tel.: (352) 530 529 200 Fax: (352) 530 529 201

Diekirch Justice of the Peace Court

Justice de paix de Diekirch

Bei der Aaler Kiirch

L-9201 Diekirch

Tel.: (352) 80 88 53 - 1

 

Luxembourg District Court

Tribunal d'arrondissement de Luxembourg

Cité judiciaire, Bâtiments TL, CO, JT

L-2080 Luxembourg

Tel: (352) 47 59 81-1

 

Diekirch District Court

Tribunal d'arrondissement de Diekirch

Palais de Justice

Place Guillaume

L-9237 Diekirch

Tel: (352) 80 32 14-1

Fax: (352) 807119 or (352) 82484

 

High Court of Justice

Cour Supérieure de Justice

Cité judiciaire, Bâtiment CR, Plateau du Saint-Esprit

L-2080 Luxembourg

Article 71 1. (d) - Central Authorities

The Central Authority is the Public Prosecutor's Office at the High Court of Justice.

Public Prosecutor's Office

Parquet Général
Cité judiciaire L-2080 Luxembourg
Tel: 00(352) 47 59 81 -393/329
Fax : 00(352) 47 05 50
E-mail : parquet.general@justice.etat.lu

Article 71 1. (f) – Competent authorities for enforcement

The competent authority is the Public Prosecutor's Office at the High Court of Justice.

Public Prosecutor's Office

Parquet général

Cité judiciaire

L-2080 Luxembourg

Tel: 00(352) 475981-393/329

Fax: 00(352) 470550

Article 71 1. (g) - Accepted languages for translations of documents

In addition to French, Luxembourg accepts German.

Article 71 1. (h) - Languages accepted by Central Authorities for communication with other Central Authorities

In addition to French, Luxembourg accepts German.

Last update: 18/03/2019

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