Japanese Law on International Prenuptial Agreements

by admin on January 28, 2014

International prenuptial agreements are often beleaguered by conflict of law issues. Since the laws governing prenuptial agreements often reflect the countries’ unique family law concerns, the laws among countries differ significantly.

Japan’s Private International Law: Act on General Rules of Application of Laws handles the international conflict of law issues within Japanese courts.

InJapan, the court must apply the laws of the couple’s shared nationality. If nationality is different, the court will apply the law of the country where the couple has its shared residence.

If a conflict of law issues arises with a prenuptial agreement in Thailand 

Then courts will rely on the Thailand Conflict of Law Act.

Read the full article here

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