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Head of the Oktyabrsky District Court of Saratov


The article is devoted to the analysis of theoretical-methodological problems of isolation
of non-claim cases’ litigation into the separate type of litigation. Classic types of litigation
are listed, it is mentioned that the basic litigation in all meanings is claim litigation, its
main feature is the dispute about law. In contrast beginning from the Roman law there are
legal cases that have undisputable character. The main terms for the naming of such cases
are searched: special litigation, protective litigation, voluntary jurisdiction. The author
came to the conclusion that no one of them can be an universal term adequately reflecting
the essence of this type of cases. The term “non-claim cases’ litigation” is suggested as the
most suitable option. The study also notes that this approach can be taken into account by
legislative bodies when making changes to procedural legislation, including in connection
with the prospect of identifying the appropriate type in administrative proceedings. In
addition, the study presents a retrospective analysis of individual institutions of civil
procedural law, in a broad sense, and procedural thought.

Keywords: types of litigation; dispute about law; claim litigation; non-claim cases’ litigation;
special litigation; protective litigation; voluntary jurisdiction.


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Information about the author

A.Yu. Tenkaev (Saratov, Russia) – Head of the Oktyabrsky District Court of Saratov
(44 Soviet St., Saratov, 410056, Russia; e-mail: [email protected]).

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