Third Edition of The Hague Abduction by Jeremy D. Morley

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Dec 08, 2020 | 0 Comments

Announcing: The Third Edition of The Hague Abduction by Jeremy D. Morley will soon be published by the American Bar Association. The Third Edition has been completely updated to reflect recent case law, especially concerning the key elements of habitual residence and grave risk of harm. The book ...

Belarus and the Hague Abduction Convention

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Nov 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

 The United States has not accepted the accession made by Belarus in 1998 to the Hague Abduction Convention (the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction). This means that the Convention is not in force between the two countries. Therefore, the return remedi...

Pakistan and the Hague Abduction Convention

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Jul 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

The United States has now accepted Pakistan's accession to the 1980 Hague Abduction Convention. The Convention will enter into force between the two countries on October 1, 2020. It is not clear whether the decision to accept the accession is a result of a dispassionate review of the Pakistani...

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...

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