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Business law in Lithuania

Legal Framework

Independence of Justice
The judiciary in Lithuania is largely independent, though a lack of qualified judges and lawyers often undermines the right to a fair trial.
Equal Treatment of Nationals and Foreigners
Foreign nationals can expect an impartial trial from the country's judicial system.
The Language of Justice
Lithuanian is the judicial language used in the country.
Recourse to an Interpreter
Having an interpreter is possible.
Sources of the Law and Legal Similarities
The main source of the law in the country is the Constitution of 1992; with its legal system based on a civil law system. Lithuania being a member of the European Union, the national law in the country needs to comply with the conditions of the Community legislation.
Checking National Laws Online
Main Lithuanian laws online

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