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Civil Code

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Spanish Civil Code

The present reform of civil and procedural legislation aims to take a decisive step in the adaptation of our legal system to the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, made in New York on December 13, 2006, an international treaty that in its article 12 proclaims that persons with disabilities have legal capacity on an equal basis with others in all aspects of life, and obliges States Parties to take appropriate measures to provide persons with disabilities access to the support they may need in the exercise of their legal capacity. The purpose of the convention is to promote, protect and ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disabilities, and to promote respect for their inherent dignity.

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In the manifestation of this objective, the convention introduces important new developments in the treatment of disability, in addition to requiring States Parties to provide in all measures relating to the exercise of legal capacity adequate and effective safeguards to prevent abuse in accordance with international human rights law. Such safeguards shall ensure that measures relating to the exercise of legal capacity respect the rights, will and preferences of the person, that there is no conflict of interest or undue influence, that they are proportional and tailored to the person’s circumstances, that they are implemented within the shortest time possible and that they are subject to periodic review by a competent, independent and impartial authority or judicial body. The safeguards shall be proportionate to the degree to which such measures affect the rights and interests of individuals.

Guardianship Law 8 2021

II. Regarding the need for the assistance of the Lawyer and Solicitor, after the entry into force of the Law of Voluntary Jurisdiction, the presence of Lawyer and Solicitor is no longer necessary in many of the voluntary jurisdiction proceedings processed in court, and the beneficiaries of the free legal assistance, in case it is necessary, may be granted a bonus in the notary and registry proceedings foreseen in the law.

The intervention of Lawyer and Solicitor will only be necessary when so determined, although the parties will be able to use them, being necessary for the presentation of resources of revision and appeal that are interposed against the definitive resolution that is dictated in the file, as well as from the moment in which opposition is formulated. The expenses incurred in the file will be borne by the applicant, and those of the witnesses and experts will be borne by those who propose them.

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To emphasize in this sense that in certain procedures such as the modification of the capacity to act it is necessary to go with a lawyer and that he checks in any case that the sentence is adapted to what is really needed and is not excessive or inadequate to the reality.

New law on guardianships and conservatorships

The purpose of this compendium is to harmonize the legal and technical guidelines that govern the actions of the Family Defenders, both in the administrative and judicial sphere, in such a way that it becomes a practical tool, easy to consult and apply, however, the success of its effectiveness is linked to its permanent updating according to the legislative, jurisprudential, doctrinal advances and the evolution of society itself.

Likewise, we must mention the elderly, who play a fundamental role in the consolidation of the family, and for whom the recognition of their rights imposes on the State the duty to generate conditions for a dignified existence, since they are entitled to special treatment. This protection must come not only from the State, but also from society in all its spheres.

The ethnic and cultural diversity of the Colombian Nation is constitutionally recognized and protected(8). To fulfill this purpose, the Government assumes the responsibility of developing, with the participation of the peoples concerned, a coordinated and systematic action with a view to protecting their rights and guaranteeing respect for their integrity, in such a way that the ethnic groups will fully enjoy their human rights and fundamental freedoms(9).

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