L’assegno di divorzio nella prospettiva italiana e in quella tedesca

Di Michele Sesta -

The essay compares the analytic system on spousal support found in BGB with the corresponding, concise, discipline dictated by Italian law (affected by a recent, relevant jurisprudential evolution). German law obeys to a self-responsibility principle, providing a temporary limitation of spousal support, while Italian law, alongside an assistential goal, fulfils a perequative-compensatory function, having regard to the patrimonial and income status of former spouses. Nevertheless, through a judiciary interpretation, a certain harmonization between the two systems could be get.