Resolution of Disputes Over Parental Rights and Duties in a Marital Dissolution Case in Japan: A Nonlitigious Approach in Chotei (Family Court Mediation)

Posted: 28 Dec 2005

Abstract

This article examines the process used in Japan to resolve disputes over the allocation of parental rights and duties following parental separation or divorce. She focuses on procedure and criteria for dealing with these disputes in Chotei - the court mediation process - and through the judicial determination process of the family courts.

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Minamikata, Satoshi, Resolution of Disputes Over Parental Rights and Duties in a Marital Dissolution Case in Japan: A Nonlitigious Approach in Chotei (Family Court Mediation). Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 39, No. 2, p. 489, Summer 2005 (published October 20, 2005). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=872145

Satoshi Minamikata (Contact Author)

Niigata University ( email )

8050 Ikarashi 2 Nocho Nishi Ward
Niigata Prefecture
Niigata, 950-218
Japan

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