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Frequently asked questions > Marriage > Marriage > What are the duties of married spouses?

What are the duties of married spouses?

Married spouses must in particular:

  • Choose together their family residence;
  • Contribute to the household expenses according to their respective financial means;
  • Owe each other respect, fidelity, help and assistance;
  • Assume jointly the debts contracted for the current needs of the family;
  • Comply with the statutory provisions relative to the partition of the family patrimony when occurs the legal separation or the dissolution of marriage (by death or divorce).

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