The new Civil Procedure Code of Hungary – What the changes mean for us?

The new Civil Procedure Code of Hungary came into force 1 January 2018 and – we can say – it has brought numerous changes. At the time of delivering this code the aim was to create a procedure which not only fits into the international practice but establishes a framework for a more professional one. To achieve this objective the legislator made changes even on a basic level. Two major…

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Civil Litigation in Hungary

In case a dispute concerning a civil matter occurs and subsequently no settlement is reached between the parties, most of the times the issue will be dealt with before the competent court pursuant to the rules laid down in the Civil Procedure Act. Courts In Hungary currently there is a four-tier court system: there exist more than a hundred district courts which deals with cases concerning for instance family law,…

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