At present, on behalf of the acting President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov on measures aimed at preservation and development of the institution of marriage and the family, reducing the number of divorces, by the Ministry of justice of the Republic of Tatarstan jointly with the Office of civil registry of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Tatartsan leads work on the preparation of the federal legislative initiative to put amendments in the Family code of the Russian Federation and the Civil procedure code of the Russian Federation.
The concept of the bill would increase the period after which the divorce is made - from one month to three in the dissolution of marriage in the civil registry and from three to six months - in a divorce through the courts; exclusion of the possibility of cases of divorce in absentia (i.e in case of failure to appear at the court meeting of the defendant).
In order to protect the interests of the minor children of the bill also provides for the introduction of a prior divorce conciliation in families with children, with the participation of psychologists and specialists of different profile.
It is expected that these changes will contribute to strengthening the family, protecting the rights and interests of children in a divorce. So, according to statistics from the crisis period for most young families are the first 5 years of marriage. It was at this time accounts for about 36% of all cases of divorce, and the number does not depend on the place of residence, these figures are the same for both municipal districts and urban districts of the republic.
Given that in many cases the decision to dissolve the marriage is spontaneous, thoughtless character, taken on the emotions, and the principal amount of divorce - couples who lack experience of relations, wisdom, tolerance, changes envisaged bill will promote a balanced approach to the decision divorce.
The bill in the prescribed manner will be submitted to the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan for the further realization of the right of legislative initiative in the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.