This blog was set up to provide practical information regarding to the family law. The aim is to provide basic legal framework for the most common legal cases – divorce, custody of child, child support (maintenance), spousal support, paternity and jurisdiction procedure.

For comprehensive family law legal services contact Award winning Attorney of Law JUDr. Eva Ondrejova, LL.M, PhD. legal office. When litigation is unavoidable, Ondrejova Attorney office will never hesitate to go to court to advocate for your best interests, however, also encourages the use of mediation and arbitration to amicably resolve family law disputes wherever possible.

Basic information about the Czech law concerning divorce, child custody, support, division of asset, jurisdiction and how the courts work here:


The office provides legal services in respect of:

Jurisdictional divorce issues/disputes

Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce)

Complex Property Distribution

Spousal and Child Support (Alimony/Maintenance)

Complex Custody & Move-Away Cases

Child Custody Modification

Paternity Issues (Determination, Denial)

Dissolution of Domestic – Registered Partnership/Cohabitation breakdown

Premarital and Postmarital Settlement Agreements

Marriage, name and surname

Post-Divorce Support and Custody Modifications

Family Law Appeals, Constitutional Complaints and ECHR complaint

With offices in Prague City Centre, the law firm provides clients throughout capital city and other cities like Hradec Kralove, Ostrava, Opava with exceptional legal services in all aspects of family law with expertise in connected areas such as tax law, real estate law, partnership law, contract law, child psychology, and other topics that practitioners must know beyond basic divorce and family law. An experienced and intelligent analysis of complex financial circumstances – often international – is needed, together with a sensitive and authoritative approach to guide clients and obtain the best possible outcomes through this difficult time. Therefore we also collaborate with experienced auditors, tax advisers, psychologist, teachers and other professionals.

Since the firm’s founding the company has established a reputation for handling even the most complex and contentious disputes with the utmost discretion. The firm’s attorneys understand the sensitive nature of difficult family law matters, and are dedicated to maintaining the privacy of a diverse clients, including a number of prominent figures.

Eva Ondrejova has been awarded ad the best young lawyer in 2013 and her other achievements, publications and media coverage indicates that she has demonstrated a high level of experience, proficiency, and commitment in the field of practice.

The blog provides the latest information in development of the family law and makes available the new claim that enables the parent whose contact to child was denied to bring a claim for an infringement of family life and privacy.

In case that the parent who was entrusted with the custody unreasonably denies the other parent the access to child infringes the personal rights of the other parent, particularly his or her right to family life and privacy. The protection of personal rights claim might serve as an effective tool when the rights are repeatedly, intentionally violated or when there was such a flagrant violation when the parent even did not reflect the court orders. In the Czech republic the legal reasoning is stipulated by the Civil Code that protects the constitutional right to family life and privacy what is also the subject of the wide scope of the Article 8 of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms. In case when the state does not cover such a cause of action, the Article 8 recognizes the right and is directly applicable.

On the blog, you will further find here new changes that the New Civil Code from 1.1.2014 brought in the matter of the family law. The Family Act was incorporated into the New Civil Code and created and strengthened the rights and duties of the parents and children.


denied paternity – prolonged denial of the paternity up to 6 years of the child – claim to the Court

surnames – common surname choice even after the marriage, after divorce up to 6 months back to previous surname

right and duty of spouses to take into consideration the best interest of the other in respect of the decision regarding work, study plans,

 access to child by the close person that is not relatives – divorced non-biological parent will have a right to visit the child that he or she helped raised

adoption of the full age person – new legal institut in the Czech law

family company – new legal institut in the Czech law

new changes in foster care; common house of the spouses; public registrar of the agreements that extend or restrict the stipulated extent of joint property of the spouses; usual management of the property, adopotion of minors etc.

The author of the blog, JUDr. Eva Ondřejová, LL.M. Ph.D. is an Attorney at law and a member of the Czech Bar Association. In 2011 – 2012 she has been studying LL.M. programme at Queen Mary, University of London with specialisation – Media law, E-commerce Law, Internet Law,  Privacy and Data Protection. She is co-author of the legal article Denied righ to family life as a breach of personal rights and the blog http://www.pravarodicu.cz and http://czechdefamationlaw.wordpress.com/.

The views expressed are solely the author’s.  The posts on legal issues are provided as a public service, and do not constitute solicitation or provision of legal advice. The author makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained herein or linked to. Due to professional ethics, the author may not be able to comment on matters in which a client has an interest.


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