See-Saws and the New U.S. Law of Habitual Residence

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Apr 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

by Jeremy D. Morley* The Monasky Case In Monasky v. Taglieri, 140 S. Ct. 719 (2020) the U.S. Supreme Court redefined “habitual residence” in Hague Abduction Convention cases to align with the international jurisprudence. U.S practitioners must now become familiar with the Court's “totality-of-t...

The Need for International Prenuptial Agreements

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Apr 09, 2020 | 0 Comments

by Jeremy D. Morley           International people who plan to marry should always consider entering into a prenuptial agreement drafted by experienced international family law counsel. While there are many benefits of prenuptial agreements for conventional marriag...

Update on India and International Child Abduction

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Mar 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Jeremy D. Morley The Indian Supreme Court debated international child abduction last week in the context of a petition filed some years ago by a U.S. NGO demanding guideline to counter cross-border parental child abduction. Central to the debate, it appears, was my expert testimony about Ind...

Child Visits to China

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Jan 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Change in China's Passport Regulations By Jeremy D. Morley We have long raised concerns that China does not recognize foreign child custody orders, is not a party to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (except for Hong Kong and Macau), is not a party to an...


Posted by Jeremy Morley | Jan 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Prenuptial agreements are enforceable under Hungarian law, as are post-nuptial agreements.  Section 4.63(1)  of the Civil Code of Hungary provides that, “The function of the marriage contract is to permit the parties to the marriage or the spouses to define a property regime - in lieu of marit...

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