the panelists and attendees for a reception following the
Expanding globalization has facilitated the
increase of international relationships, particularly prone to family law
disputes. These international elements have raised the contentiousness of
child custody disputes to the height of controversy.
While familial relationships arise without regard
for boundaries, family law practice occurs within the constraints of domestic
laws. As a result, family law varies in each nation state, often dictated
by religious, cultural and social norms, producing disparate results for
litigants and their children.
Family law practitioners must be
aware of both the perils of and assault on jurisdiction and the risk of child
abduction when confronting a case with an international element.
Join this panel of experts to discuss prominent
legal and social issues arising in international custody disputes, including the
Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.
- Judicial Perspectives: Foreign Custody
Decrees in both Hague and Non-Hague International Custody Cases and the
Conflict of Law Issues
- Litigating under the Hague Convention: Civil
Aspects of International Child Abduction
- Overview of Hague Convention: Civil Aspects of
International Child Abduction & Federal Implementing
- Psychological Impact of International Custody
Disputes and the Best Interest of the Child Standard
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