Pakistani Divorce Law Issues

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Feb 26, 2024 | 0 Comments

Jeremy D. Morley[1]  1.               This article concerns Muslim divorces in Pakistan.  2.               A Muslim marriage is a civil contract, known as a nikah nama. The nikah nama contains provisions for the dowry (“mahr”). The mahr is usually in two parts – t...

Canada to U.S. Hague Abduction Case

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Nov 21, 2023 | 0 Comments

We are delighted that yesterday after a lengthy trial, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (Briccetti J.) upheld our client's position that her relocation of her children from Montreal to Monsey, New York was not in violation of the Hague Abduction Convention.

Abducted Children Returned from Colombia

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Nov 20, 2023 | 0 Comments

We are delighted to have assisted in securing the return to their home in the U.S. of children who were wrongfully retained in the country of Colombia. The return was a result of actions taken in the United States not in Colombia. Colombia remains a high-risk destination for child visits wh...


Posted by Jeremy Morley | Sep 15, 2023 | 0 Comments

Jeremy D. Morley In an article entitled Billionaire Divorces Spur Crackdown by China's Market Regulator,Bloomberg cites a “rising number of divorces among China's wealthy tycoons” amid concerns that divorce is being used in China as a device to split large stockholdings and uncertainty as to the...

Hague Service and Colombia

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Aug 16, 2023 | 0 Comments

Issues concerning proper service of process on parties in Colombia can be tricky, especially in light of the Hague Service Convention. We have provided expert assistance to local family lawyers in two cases recently. In both cases, the client's positions were upheld.

Chinese Divorce Law: A Major Development

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Aug 09, 2023 | 0 Comments

Chinese Divorce Law: A Major Development by Jeremy D. Morley In China, marital property is theoretically required to be divided equally between the spouses upon a divorce. But without an enforceable obligation to make...

UAE: Abu Dhabi Divorce for Non-Muslims

Posted by Jeremy Morley | May 08, 2023 | 0 Comments

Abu Dhabi's non-Muslim Personal Status Law (Abu Dhabi Law No 14/2021) allows non-Muslims to obtain a divorce in the Emirate by means of a civil procedure in a new court, the Abu Dhabi Civil Family Court, under a secular law that is separate from that which applies to UAE Muslim families.  Abu Dh...

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