Main Results of Two International Surveys on Queer Inheritance Online!

Main Results of Two International Surveys on Queer Inheritance Online!

  Please follow this site between 20 November and 12 December 2017. Wills and Inheritance in Sexually Marginalised Groups This survey aimed to find out in which ways lesbians, gays and other sexually marginalised groups, as well as persons identifying as trans*, could get more and better information about the possibilities to arrange their inheritance – such as by writing…

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Could the will of the individual really rule over the “tyranny” of the blood-kin even in those legal spheres where the individual is the king?

Could the will of the individual really rule over the “tyranny” of the blood-kin even in those legal spheres where the individual is the king?

Wonderful discussions on queer wills and the future of the British principle of the “testamentary freedom” put on a test by a recent court ruling, the Ilott Case on the possibilities to disinherit one’s, estranged legal child. We also discussed the topic of whether queer people have equal access to legal advice, in a very productive meeting between The Cambridge…

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Lakimiesliiton kampanja: Ilmaista lakineuvontaa sateenkaariväelle 15.9.2017 asti!

Lakimiesliiton kampanja: Ilmaista lakineuvontaa sateenkaariväelle 15.9.2017 asti!

Lakimiesliitto haastoi kevään ja kesän aikana lakiasiain- ja asianajotoimistot mukaan kampanjaan, jossa tarjotaan neuvontaa sateenkaariväelle pro bono-periaatteella eli ilmaiseksi perhe- ja perintöoikeudellisissa kysymyksissä. Mukaan tuli innolla 16 toimistoa eri puolilta Suomea. Kampanjan aikana, 14.8.-15.9.2017, sateenkaariväki voi olla maksutta yhteydessä toimistoihin.   The Finnish Lawyers Society Campaign provides pro bono advice from 16 different law firms from different cities in Finland…

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Antu Sorainen talked about Queer Wills at the Socio-Legal Society of Finland

Antu Sorainen talked about Queer Wills at the Socio-Legal Society of Finland

Queer Wills and Inheritances Practices in Sexualy Marginalised Groups Survey results were discussed at the Socio-Legal Society of Finland, with Docent Antu Sorainen, Professor of Civil Law Urpo Kangas, and Solicitor Ulf Månsson on 18th of October 2016 (House of Sciences, Helsinki).. The main point was that if we’ll analyse what kind of kinship ideology the inheritance legislation is built…

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Apply now! Doctoral course “Queer(y)ing Kinship, Family and Sexuality” and lecture “Families of Choice in Poland” 7-8 November 2016

Apply now! Doctoral course “Queer(y)ing Kinship, Family and Sexuality” and lecture “Families of Choice in Poland” 7-8 November 2016

Doctoral course “Queer(y)ing Kinship, Family and Sexuality” by Ulrika Dahl, Joanna Mizielinska and Antu Sorainen and a public lecture “Families of Choice in Poland” by Professor Joanna Mizielinska (read the information about lecture below). SKY doctoral course: Queer(y)ing Kinship, Family and Sexuality (7,5 ECTs) University of Helsinki, 7-8 November 2016 This PhD course concentrates on the ongoing work on queer…

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