Flavius Antoniu BAIAS, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest, Stela STOICESCU, Assistant professor, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest, The compensatory payment according to the Romanian Civil Code

DOI: https://www.doi.org/10.31178/AUBD.2021.12

Abstract: This study aims to describe the legal regime of the compensatory payment, with reference to the legislative framework, the sources of inspiration of the regulation, as well as to the current national case-law in this matter, which confirms, by the large number of cases solved after the entry into force of the Civil Code, the social utility of this legal institution. On the basis of the case law examples provided, the authors analyze the legal nature of the compensatory allowance by distinguishing it from similar institutions – the maintenance obligation between ex-spouses or the right to compensation – the conditions to be fulfilled when granting compensatory payment, the criteria used to impose, modify or terminate the obligation, and the substantive and procedural law difficulties of these disputes.

Keywords: compensatory payment, divorce, guilt, living conditions
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