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4 October 2017

AN OAK WILL FLOURISH IN MEMORY OF KRISTAPS VALTERS, THE FIRST CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SENATE OF LATVIA

AN OAK WILL FLOURISH IN MEMORY OF KRISTAPS VALTERS, THE FIRST CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SENATE OF LATVIA

On Tuesday, October 3, in honour of the first Chief Justice of the Senate of Latvia – Kristaps Valters who was born in Kuldiga, representatives of the Supreme Court planted a memorial oak in Kuldiga and visited the Senator's resting place in Rumba parish. With this event, the Supreme Court initiated the centenary anniversary of the Senate of Latvia.

 

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Added: 17.10.2017

30.05.2017. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-60/2017

Separation of rights of the witness and the accused to not testify; admissibility and use in accusation information that has been acquired by interrogating a person as a witness who actually has the right to defence

Added: 11.10.2017

/../2017. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-[A]/2014

Criteria for establishing separate custody of one parent; Priority of rights of a child when deciding property disputes of parents

Added: 11.10.2017

/../2017. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-[F]/2017

Calculating the term for payments ensuring the previous level of welfare to the former spouse and setting the amount of this payment

Added: 09.10.2017

04.07.2017. Judgment of the Department of Civil Cases, case No SKC-203/2017

The relevance and applicability of the substantive law rule within the Civil Procedure law on extinguishing the creditors’ rights that are not claimed on time; the possible lapse of pledge right in case the heir who uses the right of inventory haven’t fully satisfied the creditor’s claim

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