How to win a Hague Convention Case

We have done a few Hague Convention posts on Divorce Saloon. This link will take you to any post that references Hague Convention on this site: http://www.divorcesaloon.com/index.php?s=Hague+Convention Here is a guest article by an attorney in New York who specializes in Hague Convention cases: How to Win a Hague Convention Child Abduction Case by Jeremy …

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TEXAS: Skadden Arps Attorney Celso Gonsalez-Falla wins Hague Abduction Case involving a German/Gabonese couple

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by Lawyer X, Esq. I recently picked up a booklet at Skadden Arps’ Paris office called Skadden Pro Bono Report. In it, Skadden highlights its global network of attorneys’ pro bono projects. One featured article that caught my eye was a case handled by an attorney in Houston Texas named Celso Gonzalez Falla. It is a …

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TOKYO: U.S. puts pressure on Japan to sign Hague to protect the rights of fathers post-divorce

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I was reading USATODAY last night, along with a few other publications including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Japan Times and I was gratified to learn that America (and to a lesser extent Britain and France) are renewing pressure on the Japanese government to sign the Hague Convention. Japan, shockingly, is the …

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Q&A: My ex kidnapped our child. Can I get her back?

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CHILD KIDNAPPING: It is not so easy to get your children back if your ex takes the children without your consent to a country that does not recognize the Hague Convention (that is to say a country that is not a signatory to the Hague).

The Malta IV Conference on Cross Frontier Child Protection & Family Law

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This year marks the 10th Anniversary of the Malta Process. The Malta Process is a  “dialogue involving both Contracting States to the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction  and / or the Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect …

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Global Divorce Trends 2013-2014

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Aside from the occasional female celebrity or female CEO who out-earns her husband, most women make a fraction of what their husbands make; and after a divorce, there is a global trend that men start to have more disposable income, and women skew towards less disposable income. The problem is particularly acute when there are children involved, in spite of child support laws in most countries. So it can be argued that divorce disadvantages women quite significantly – financially speaking. But it may be a Financial advantage for men.

International Divorce tutorial: 10 tips for expats who are thinking of filing for divorce in a foreign country

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1. Only hire local counsel after a thorough research online to make sure they have the experience and competence to handle an international divorce. Ask a lot of questions during the initial consultation to make sure the attorney or solicitor is properly vetted before you sign a retainer agreement. 2. Try to, if possible, return …

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