L v M and Ors (Case C-656/13) ECLI:EU:C:2014:2364

By: Juliet
On: Wednesday, 19 November, 2014

(Court of Justice of
the European Union, 12 November 2014)

Jurisdiction –
Prorogation – Application for custody and maintenance – BIIR, Art 12(3)

The full judgment is available below

The CJEU gave a
preliminary ruling relating to the issue of prorogation of jurisdiction.

The unmarried parents
had two children together who were born in the
Czech Republic
where the family lived until 2010. When the mother started working in
Austria the children lived both with their
mother there and with the father in the
Czech Republic.

In 2012 the mother
formally registered the children as living in
and informed the father that they would not be returning to the
Czech Republic.
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