Child Custody Jurisdiction in India

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Aug 31, 2022 | 0 Comments

Jeremy D Morley Jurisdiction in India concerning child custody matters is primarily based on the concept of “ordinary residence.” Section 9 (1) of the Guardian and Wards Act 1890 provides that, “If the application is with respect to the guardianship of the person of the minor, it shall be made t...


Posted by Jeremy Morley | Mar 07, 2022 | 0 Comments

by Jeremy D. Morley Lebanon is, in my opinion, a proven safe haven for international parental child abduction. I testified to this effect last month in great detail in a case in Texas. My credentials include extensive research concerning Lebanese family law, consultations with numerous client...

Hague Abduction Cases: Left-behind Parents, Lawyers & Judges Must Understand How Central Authorities’ Roles Vary Dramatically between Countries

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Feb 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Hague Abduction Convention requires each treaty party to establish a Central Authority to provide assistance in both “outgoing” cases in which a child is taken away from a country and “incoming” cases in which a child has been brought into the country. The Convention leaves it up to each coun...


Posted by Jeremy Morley | Oct 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

by Jeremy D. Morley With effect from March 1, 2021, the Divorce Act of Canada has made significant changes to the Canadian law concerning child relocation, including international relocation. However, while the legislation contains a helpful clarification concerning the applicable burden of proo...


Posted by Jeremy Morley | Oct 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

Jeremy D. Morley Here are some tips from attorney Jeremy D. Morley  --  who has worked on hundreds of Hague cases and is the author of the American Bar Association treatise on The Hague Abduction Convention -- for attorneys and clients faced with instituting or defending child abduction proceedi...

Bangladesh: The Dowry Prohibition Act of 2018

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Oct 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

by Jeremy D. Morley   The Dowry Prohibition Act of 2018 (the "Act") of Bangladesh prohibits the giving or receiving of a dowry.  The primary purpose of the Act is to end the custom whereby the bride's family makes a financial payment to the groom's family upon a marriage. The system is now seen...

Fee Award in Hague Abduction Convention Case

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Aug 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

Jeremy D. Morley It is gratifying that, in its award of legal fees to my client, whose child was successfully returned from New York to Spain pursuant to the Hague Abduction Convention, the U.S. district court's calculation was based in part on my status as “one of the leading experts” on the Co...

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