Entries by mreal

THE SHADOW PANDEMIC : Violence against women during COVID-19

The COVID19 crisis phase was particularly difficult for victims of domestic violence, and in particular women and girls who are confronted with situations of abuse. The many confinement measures forced families to live closely together and resulted in increased tensions. In addition, the structures in place to rescue potential victims and the consultation centers were […]

RISE IN CASES OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND CLAIMS FOR DIVORCE IN CONTAINMENT PERIOD IN THE GRAND DUCHY OF LUXEMBOURG?

A certain number of individuals (men and women) suffer in their couples or their families from such tensions that cohabitation becomes difficult and that it is likely for differences to escalate and transform into physical abuse. As necessary as confinement is for public health, does it appear as a factor increasing tensions within the couple, […]

VISITATION RIGHTS IN THE CONTEXT OF A NATION-WIDE LOCKDOWN

The state of emergency has been declared, the schools will remain closed for an indefinite period of time, nothing continues “as usual”. What does this imply for separated parents? March 27th, 2020 The state of emergency was declared by a grand-ducal regulation dated March 18th, 2020 and limits any movement outside of home. What about […]

SUPPORT MEASURES FOR COMPANIES DURING THE CONTAINMENT PERIOD

Le gouvernement luxembourgeois a pris de nombreuses mesures en vue de contenir la propagation du COVID-19 et a décrété l’état d’urgence. Que cela signifie-t’il pour vous ? 26 mars 2020 La liberté de circulation est une pierre angulaire de l’Union européenne et fait partie intégrante de notre mode de vie. Cependant, la situation actuelle impose […]

IMMIGRATION LAW : WHAT ABOUT COVID-19 ?

The Government of Luxembourg has taken numerous measures in view of containing the spread of COVID-19 and declared the state of emergency. What does this mean for you?  26th March 2020 Freedom of movement is a cornerstone of the European Union and an integral part of our way of life. However, the current situation imposes great […]

An evolving legal framework regarding the use of cannabis in Luxembourg : towards a possible legalisation of recreational cannabis to the same extent as therapeutic cannabis ?

ARTICLE REAL, Avocats à la Cour   Luxembourg is one of the first countries in Europe to have recently adopted a law aiming to authorize the use of cannabis for medical purposes, with the aim to reduce the pain and suffering from certain patients.   The law of July 20th 2018 modifying the law of […]

Real, Avocats à la Cour : Criminal court case

During the trial that was held on April 23rd, 2019, I was honoured to represent a young woman who became a victim of sexual assault in September 2016 in Luxembourg. I hope that my support will allow to end the silencing of victims of sexual abuse, even if only a little bit. It is a […]

The family law reform instituting the principle of joint parental authority: the pursuit of equality for all the parents independently of their legal status

ARTICLE REAL, Avocats à la Cour   The parental authority reform was becoming essential due to the new forms of parenting and the necessity, repeatedly mentioned by the Constitutional Court, to put the parents on an equal footing and this regardless of their matrimonial status.   The legislator indeed observed that the legal provisions that […]