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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...

Hungary

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...

TURKEY’S ONE-PARENT RULE

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Nov 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Jeremy D. Morley www.international-divorce.com The Civil Code of Turkey (Article 336) expressly provides that, when parents divorce, only one parent may be given custody over their child to the complete exclusion of the other parent, either by agreement or by order of the court (Article 81...

Japan’s One-Parent Rule

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Oct 04, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Jeremy D. Morley www.international-divorce.com Japanese law provides only for sole custody. The Civil Code of Japan expressly and unambiguously provides that, when parents divorce, only one parent may be given parental authority over their child to the complete exclusion of the other paren...

NOTES ON LAWS AND PRACTICES OF CHINA

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Sep 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Jeremy D. Morley www.international-divorce.com  1. China does not comply with international norms concerning the return of internationally abducted children. 2. China has failed to adopt the Hague Abduction Convention and has failed to enter into any bilateral arrangement with the United ...

UAE NONCOMPLIANCE AS TO INTERNATIONAL CHILD ABDUCTION

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Aug 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Jeremy D. Morley The United Arab Emirates UAE does not adhere to any protocols with respect to international parental child abduction and has failed to adopt the Hague Abduction Convention. The U.S. State Department has determined and reported to the U.S. Congress that, in 2018, the UAE “d...

Barbados Accedes to Hague Abduction Convention

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Aug 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

On 11 July 2019, Barbados deposited its instrument of accession to the HCCH Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (“Child Abduction Convention”). The Child Abduction Convention, which now has 101 Contracting Parties, will enter into force for Barbad...

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