The Franco-Moroccan divorce and inefficiency of the 1981 bilateral convention

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On August 10, 1981 a convention was signed between the French Republic and the Kingdom of Morocco concerning the status of persons and family and judicial cooperation (see text: http://www.amb-maroc.fr/documents/convention % 201981.pdf).   Unlike many bilateral agreements on this matter, the French-Moroccan Convention has always intended to apply today and the rules of conflict of …

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The Pros and Cons of No-Fault Divorce

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By Sherri Donovan Reprinted with author’s permission No-fault divorce means that a couple need not prove any instances of wrongdoing or abuse in order to file for divorce in a court of law. Without the no-fault option, allegations of a statutorily defined reason, such as cruelty, abuse, adultery or abandonment, must be made and proven. …

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Parenting in the 21st Century: Terminology & Multiple Parenting

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By Sherri Donovan Reprinted with author’s permission The traditional key terms regarding the care of children in family law — “custody” and “visitation” — seem increasingly outdated and in fact detrimental to positive outcomes. These terms imply competition, winning and losing, ownership and possession, and a diminished, stigmatized parental status, tending to exacerbate the threats …

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Financial Documents and Divorce

Reprinted with author’s permission Marriage is an economic partnership. You have a right to all records affecting the finances of you or your spouse. It does not matter in whose name the papers and accounts are kept. It will be cheaper, easier and faster if you collect as much documentation as you can instead of …

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8 Reasons Why 50-50 May Not Be Fair

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By Sherri Donovan Reprinted with author’s permission Marriage is often thought of as an economic partnership where spouses are considered equal owners of all property acquired during a marriage. Accordingly, it may seem logical to simply divide all marital property 50-50 upon a couple’s divorce. Yet you may still be entitled to a greater share …

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FRANCE: Information for expats on marrying and divorcing a french national by Noemie Houchet Tran

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Divorce avocat in Paris Noémie Houchet Tran shares information about how to marry and divorce a french national. All the important details you need to know to protect yourself and your assets: Marrying a French citizen in France : mutual duties of marriage ; matrimonial property and inheritance     France is more and more attractive for …

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