Law for granting citizenship to the children of Iranian mothers

Law for granting citizenship to the children of Iranian mothers 


The law granting citizenship to the children of Iranian mothers, which was approved by the National Assembly of Iran in 2018 was like a revolution in terms of its features and importance. Which essentially changed the destiny of a large part of the Iranian citizen. Non-Iranian nationals and in the fields of legal, international and gender justice, it has also taken a praiseworthy step in equalizing citizenship rights compared to the 50 percent share of Iranian women.

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Children whose parent get divorced 

At the time of issuing the divorce decision, the family court has to make a decision regarding the children for custody and visit of the children according to the article of the law approved in July 1997. 

According to the Islamic religion and law, custody means upbringing of the child spiritually and physically by the specified people. The child’s upbringing, protection, taking care, education and all arrangements spiritually and financially is the duty of the person under whose guardianship the child is placed. According to article 1169 of the civil code the children remains under mother’s guardianship up to 7 years old whether the child is a girl or a boy, after 7 years old the guardianship belongs to the father if there will be any dispute between the father and mother, the interest of the child is the priority. But if the child doesn’t want to be with any of them, the court may decide to pass the guardianship to a third person. 

Along with issuing the custody order, the visiting rights of the child should also be included in the issued decision. According to article 1174 of the civil code, the parent under whom the guardianship is, has to allow the other to visit the child. The visit timing will be decided between them or the court will decide. If the visit has a harmful and irresponsible effect on the child or even if there is a possibility of life threat during these visits, the visit can be prevented by a court order.

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Family Lawsuits

The importance of keeping and strengthening the family foundation has become a reason for the legislature to amend the rules to support this Foundation. The increasing number of family lawsuits in the courts also indicates that family law needs special support. For this reason, during the last few years, the Family Support Law has been approved, and the regulations related to family claims have been amended. In this article, we will look at family claims, types of family claims and valid family claims. 

Family Lawsuits

Family lawsuits generally mean to be related to family matters.  So any lawsuit raised in the court by an individual who is a member of a family somehow is a type of family lawsuit. For example, when a man and a woman get married, a series of rights and duties are assigned to them, and if they are not fulfilled, a family dispute will be raised or for example when parents have children regulating their relationships with their children is considered part of family relationship.