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

  • 2012-07-25
  • By Laima Platukyte, Associate Lawyer
ECOVIS Miskinis, Kvainauskas ir partneriai advokatu kontoraA stamp duty is the amount of money which is paid for an application, or other procedural action, performed in a court. It is considered 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 to hear a claim, request or appeal which is stated.It is important to stress that, according to the Code of Civil Procedure of Lithuania, a stamp duty may be ...
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