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Children Across Borders: A Panel Discussion on International Custody Disputes & the Enforceability of Foreign Divorce Decrees

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA


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This program will feature attorneys Claudia Grégoire and Paul Foley from two recent Massachusetts international custody cases: Bellec v. Bellec and Chahara v. Yatim, respectively. The speakers will draw lessons from those cases on 1) jurisdictional questions, including the application of treaties, and 2) whether and when Massachusetts courts will enforce foreign custody judgments.

Sponsoring Section/Committee(s):


  • Claudia Gregoire
    • Law Office of Claudia Gregoire
  • Paul C. Foley
    • Mountain, Dearborn & Whiting



Patricia Johnson


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