The International Family Law blog is authored by Jeremy D. Morely, a New York attorney and a fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. The firm works with clients around the world from its New York office with a global network of local counsel.
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Jeremy D. MorleyThe U.K. Supreme Court has just issued an extremely important opinion concerning the grave risk of harm exception in a Hague abduction case. In the Matter of S (a Child)  UKSC 10. The ruling is surprising in at least three respects.The first is that the Supreme Court...
By Leah Hyslop. Daily Telegraph.14 Mar 2012After years of foreign pressure, Japan has finally taken a step closer to joining an international convention on settling cross-border child custody disputes According to local reports, the cabinet approved a bill last Friday which will...
Join us for a tremendous seminar on International Family Law in Washington, DC with a wide array of exceptionally well-qualified speakers. Sessions on: International Child Support; International Family Formation; Limitations on Planning of Structures Issues; International Child Relocation;...
By Jeremy D. Morley Iran's parliament has passed legislation this week that expressly authorizes “temporary marriages” and requires their registration only in limited circumstances, primarily if the woman becomes pregnant.The law allows men to have as many sexual partners as they want,...
By Jeremy MorleyThis week the Abbott case – the only Hague abduction case ever to get the U.S. Supreme Court -- was finally dismissed, but only because the child turned 16 and the Hague Convention applies only to children under that age. The case is known for the fact that U.S. courts finally...
A French Jewish mother has won a custody battle in France against a Saudi prince, who has been ordered to return their 10-year old daughter he was alleged to have kidnapped after their cross-religious romance turned sour.The Paris criminal court ordered Prince Sattam al-Saud from the kingdom’s...
It is expected that the courts in Hong Kong will follow the lead of the English courts concerning prenuptial agreements. That opinion was reflected in the recent Hong Kong case of SA formerly known as SA v. SPH  HKCFI 1649; HCMC1/2011 (10 Nov.2011). The current state of English law on...
The European Court of Human Rights (the “ECHR”) continues to attack the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (the “Hague Convention”), including a decision issued in December 2011.In June 2010 in Neulinger & Shuruk v. Switzerland the ECHR ruled that the...
We are very pleased to report a successful outcome in a California – Quebec, Canada international child abduction case. We represented the father and worked with local counsel in California and in Quebec.The Quebec Court of Appeal has just issued a judgment overturning the decision of the Superior...
One might think that the dangers of marrying Saudi nationals and living in Saudi Arabia would by now have been sufficiently well publicized as to cause Western nationals, especially Western women, to steer clear of living in Saudi Arabia with a Saudi spouse.Unfortunately many still fail to heed...