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Mbithi-King'oo, C. (Christopher). "Survey of Tribunals on the application of Mitis Iudex about Gratuity". Cuadernos Doctorales de la Facultad de Derecho Canónico. Excerpta e Dissertationibus in Iure Canonico. 30, 2023, 133 - 181
1. Introduction. 2. Methodology. 2.1. Design of the questionnaire. 2.2. Sources of information. 3. Analysis of results. 3.1. Question 1: Whether the tribunal has made any changes in response to the Motu Proprio. 3.2. Question 2: Specific changes that tribunals have realized. 3.3. Question 3: Reasons for not eliminating fees. 3.4. Question 4: Amount of judicial fees. 3.5. Question 5: The impact of the elimination of fees on cases presented. 3.6. Question 6: How tribunals are being financed. 3.7. Question 7: How much is the budget of the tribunals. 3.8. Question 8: How many judges the tribunals. 3.9. Question 9: Staff/Personnel for the tribunal besides the judges. 3.10. Question 10: Plan for continual formation of personnel. 3.11. Question 11: Lawyers willing to offer their services free of charge. 3.12. Question 12: Donations by the faithful to sustain tribunals. 4. Practical proposals for the pastoral care of the families. 5. Gratuity not only of the processes. 6. FEES are not enough to cover the budget of tribunals. 7. Gratuity-gratitude-generosity. 8. Practical Proposals to make best out of gratuity of nullity cases. 8.1. The pre-judicial or pastoral inquiry. 8.2 Premarital training and counselling. 8.3. Preparation of staff. 8.4. Accompaniment of couples during the first years of their married life. 8.5. Marriage counselling centres. 8.6. Programs for positive and prudent education to be imparted to children and adolescents. 8.7. Tribunals. 9. Conclusions. Bibliography.