Obrigações dos progenitores para com os filhos maiores que ainda não completaram a sua formação profissional
: pressupostos e natureza

  • Catarina Marques Fradeira (Student)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


The demand and competitiveness on the current job market oblige the younglings to feel compelled to enter higher education or to attend a professional technical course, however, when they reach the eighteen years of age they still don’t have conditions to provide for themselves. The present work reflects on the subject of the obligation from the parents to their sons that are of age that haven’t concluded their professional formation that, foresees a discussion about the assumptions, purposes e essence. The doctrine and law have felt some difficulties relatively to the interpretation and application of the norm of the art. 1880th as well as their articulation with the norm of the no.2 of the art. 1905th introduced by the law no.122/2015, of 1 of September. This alteration represents a solution with a very limited range, applying only to the situations were occurred a fixing of a value of an allowance to the child before reaching the age of majority, remaining until the child turns 25. This study concludes that is very difficult to achieve the criteria for 25 years of age will perform on the principle of equality between young adults, independently of their parents live together or not. In the case of families of single parenting, the obligation of livelihood to the son bigger of age that yet didn’t complete his/hers studies it must be fulfilled by both parents, the non-existence of personal relationships is not a basis for the discharge of this duty.
Date of Award30 Jul 2020
Original languagePortuguese
Awarding Institution
  • Universidade Católica Portuguesa
SupervisorRita Xavier (Supervisor)


  • Food for sons of age
  • Duty to assist
  • Professional formation
  • Essence and purposes


  • Mestrado em Direito

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