Legal Advice for Expats in Italy
Everything you ever needed to know about moving to Italy… and staying here.
International lawyer Michele Capecchi guides readers through the pitfalls and potentials of the Italian legal system in this invaluable book of Legal Advice for Expats in Italy.
Find out how to obtain a visa or a marital separation, learn how to read your tax form “CUD” and get to know the ins and outs of Italian tax system. Discover how to open a business, buy or rent real estate and why driving in Italy is not as easy as you might think.
With his years of experience in Italy and abroad, ranging from immigration and intellectual property law to serving as the lawyer for some of the most controversial criminal and civil cases that have involved members of the international community of Florence, Capecchi hones in on the legal issues that most confound foreigners living in Italy, shedding light on new legislation regarding the so-called “quick” divorce, civil unions and buying real estate property in Italy.
This publication, based on the author’s column in Florence’s popular news magazine The Florentine, is an invaluable handbook for Italy lovers, current resident expats, and anyone who is seeking to move to Italy.
Table of Contents
- Civil unions and de facto couples
- Divorce (general)
- International divorce
- Alimony, financial rights after divorce and child support
- Women’s rights
- Opening a business
- Buying a property
- Renting a property
- Ruined holidays