Calculation of a stamp duty and amount of court claim in Lithuania

  • 2012-06-27
  • By Laima Platukyte, Associate Lawyer
ECOVIS Miskinis, Kvainauskas ir partneriai advokatu kontoraA stamp duty is the amount of money which is paid for the application, or other procedural action, performed in a court. It is considered as one of the main preconditions for the implementation of an individual’s right to apply to a court, thus it must be calculated carefully. If an appropriate stamp duty isn’t paid, then a court may refuse to accept and hear a claim, request or appeal which is brought before it.It is important to stress that, according to the Code of Civil Procedure of Lithuania, a stamp d...
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