Author: Rebecca Stempel

Domestic Violence in Switzerland

Domestic violence is not uncommon in Switzerland. According to the Federal Statistical Office, there were almost 20,000 cases of domestic violence registered by the police in 2019 alone, as well as more than 40,000 consultations and emergency assistance requests falling within the framework of victim support....

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Problem Child – Child Care: Alternating Custody as a Rule – A Paradigm Shift in Family Law

Settlement or divorce proceedings entail numerous factual and legal changes. The proceedings include decisions on separation, financial matters, custody and guardianship...

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The Property Purchase Contract, Part I – Legal Risks for the Seller

Large sums of money are always involved in land purchase agreements which is why it is important for the parties to take as few risks as possible and to protect themselves from the existing risks as well as possible...

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