Some Issues about the Decisions of the Courts for Divorce in Albania

Denada Shpuza


Over these last 25 years, Albania has gone through social, political and economic changes. All these changes affect the society at large but also, more speciffically the life of the family. These changes exposed the necessity for a new which will the regulate the family relations in the in the context of a the new changes that were accompanying the society. Despite the past 12 years since its entry into force, it has not suffered any changes. In the recent years we have observed a growing number of divorces in the Albanian society. This has come also as a consequence of various factors of which to be mentioned are: the difficult economic conditions; immigration; the emancipation and developments that our society has undergone and specifically the Albanian woman who is no longer accepting to live in a systematic violence of psychological, physical and economic nature; the empowerment of women in our society, etc. The marriage is resolved when the decision rendered by a competent court has become final. The dissolution of marriage does not end the life of a family. The decision of marriage dissolution and its execution is faced in more than a few cases with some conflict situations that live more discretion to the courts, which in many cases affect the child's interest but also the family relations in general. These problemtics will be treated further in this paper.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n5p76

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