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W v X (Jurisdiction in matters of parental responsibility) [2017] EUECJ C-499/15

A father (“F”) applied to vary a Lithuanian court order concerning parental responsibility and maintenance obligations in respect of his child. The child was at that point living in the Netherlands. The CJEU held that the Lithuanian courts no longer had jurisdiction as the habitual residence of the child was in another Member State.

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Judgment, published: 22/03/2017


Published: 22/03/2017


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