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Family Law

Law of Succession

Valeria De Vellis focuses on family law, minors, and the law relating to individual rights and freedoms. She has extensive experience in litigation involving crises in family relationships, relationships between spouses (separation, divorce, void marriage and annulment of civil marriage, recognition of ecclesiastical judgments) or cohabitants, including matters regarding harassment situations and stalking.
She provides consulting services and drafts domestic partnership agreements, both for heterosexual couples and same-sex couples, and specializes in negotiating out-of-court agreements between spouses or cohabitants.
Valeria is an expert in juvenile law (juvenile court), including matters concerning foster parenting and domestic and international adoption.
She also conducts cases involving legitimation and paternity disputes, and actions to declare a person incompetent or disabled, guardianship of the affairs of a person with legal incapacity, and name change.
She has extensive experience in estate matters, including assets under fiduciary registration, family settlements, and dividing the joint estates of spouses. Her areas of expertise include the law of succession and lifetime transfers.
Prior to joining the firm, she spent 18 years at one of the top Italian family law firms.
Valeria was admitted to the Italian Bar in 1996. She is fluent in English.

Million-Euro Divorce Check Rejected

September 18, 2019
Valeria De Vellis was a key note speaker at the conference “Negato l’assegno di divorzio milionario” (Million-Euro Divorce Check Rejected), organized by AIFA Veneto (Associazione Italiana degli Avvocati per la Famiglia e per i Minori). The event took place in Verona.    

The New Family Law

November 23, 2015
Valeria De Vellis wrote some chapters of the book “Il nuovo diritto di famiglia” (The New Family Law) edited in 2015 by Giuffré Editore. Her first chapter in the first part of the book “Filiazione e adozione” (Filiation and adoption) wrote of “parental responsibility toward children and third parties”. Her second chapter in the third part of the book on the dissolution of marriage and separation of the parties to a marriage, wrote on petitions in separations by mutual consent and personal appearance of parties to a marriage.

The New Family Law

November 23, 2015
Valeria De Vellis wrote some chapters of the book “Il nuovo diritto di famiglia” (The New Family Law) edited in 2015 by Giuffré Editore. Her first chapter in the first part of the book “Filiazione e adozione” (Filiation and adoption) wrote of “parental responsibility toward children and third parties”. Her second chapter in the third part of the book on the dissolution of marriage and separation of the parties to a marriage, wrote on petitions in separations by mutual consent and personal appearance of parties to a marriage.

Ten Rules to Fast Divorce

May 21, 2015
Valeria De Vellis wrote the article “Breve decalogo del divorzio breve” (Ten rules to fast divorce), published in the monthly magazine Capital published by Class Editori.

Premarital Agreements

April 20, 2015
Valeria De Vellis wrote “I patti prematrimoniali” (Premarital agreements), published by Giuffré.

Clear Agreements Make for Easy Divorce

February 1, 2015
Valeria De Vellis wrote the article “Patti Chiari, divorzio facile” (Clear agreements make for easy divorce), published in the monthly magazine Capital published by Class Editori.

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