Adoption procedure in Ukraine


Civil code of Ukraine, Family Code of Ukraine, Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine “On Approval of the Procedure for Conducting Adoption Activities and Supervising Observance of the Rights of Adopted Children”, Law of Ukraine “Оn Childhood Protection”, Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine “On issues of guardianship and custody activities related to the protection of children’s rights”; Order of the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine “On approval of forms of documents on adoption”, Law of Ukraine “On Ratification of the European Convention on Adoption of Children (revised)”, Order of the Ministry of Social Policy “About the order and conditions of reception of citizens of Ukraine living outside Ukraine, and foreigners wishing to adopt the child in Ukraine, for submission by them” etc.


Registration of land with overlays

Volodymyr Kistianyk has provided legal assistance in the field of  the law of land registration. The peculiarity of the registration of the plot was that the land plots were superimposed on each other, so there was a problem with the overlays. However, the overlays were removed. As a result, the client received an extract from the State Register of registration of ownership of land.

Legal support for the International Election Observation Mission 2019

During the Presidential and Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine 2019 , Volodymyr Kistianyk provided legal support to the election process of the Ukrainian World Congress International Observation Mission to Ukraine’s.  Please see UWC Mission  Final Report on Ukraine’s Presidential Election on 31 March and 21 April 2019 here. Final Report on 2019 Parliamentary Election in Ukraine here


The European press publish about considerable amount of refugees who come to Europe every day. Of course, this is of concern to indigenous Europeans, who fear the negative consequences of the influx of foreigners from countries where there are conflicts. The European Union will seek to limit the number of migrants in different ways: visa restrictions, increased control in the border areas, taking preventive measures etc. However, unfortunately this does not make result. Obviously, the problem lies in the legal background, and therefore we can say that it also included questions of legal argumentation. The legal reasoning important in this context, on the grounds that we are again talking about the aims of law. The legal arguments – is the balance of the public interest in favor of human rights. On the one hand we can speak about the protection of the rights of refugees and other persons who are forced to leave their own territory through armed conflict. On the other hand, we must not forget about the security of Europeans. The solution to this problem lies in the framewof legal principles and values. In this context, we should talk about so-called “cultural arguments” and “cultural migration”. If the migration will be accompanied by a reasonable and systematic way, it will certainly have a positive impact on adequate way of assimilation of migrants. Otherwise, the necessary measures for enhanced protection of human rights in Europe.