The Vilnius City District Court ruled on the case of surname spelling of the Wardyn′s family’s third child. The court, having assessed the content of the legal norms regulating the surnames of citizens of the Republic of Lithuania in official documents, concludes that the current legal regulation does not provide any possibility to make entries…Details
The European Foundation of Human Rights (EFHR) has once again detected the hypocrisy of contradictory legal acts and practices which concern the original spelling of names and surnames in official documents. Today dozens, if not thousands of Lithuanian citizens struggle with the problem of name spelling.
Vilnius City District Court has ruled yet another verdict and obliged the Civil Registry Office to change the surname of a Lithuanian citizen who married a citizen of Polish to “Wojewoda”. According to the assessment of the court, the prohibition to adopt last name “Wojewoda” is disproportionate to the inconvenience that an applicant would suffer…Details
On the 17 October Vilnius City Administrative Court accepted ruling in „Felix” case holds that client’s son, Felix Rimkus, may receive, ID card and passport that contains his name written in Lithuanian language and in original form on the documents main page, from Migration Office of Vilnius Region Chief Police Commissariat that is legally obliged…Details