International Family Law Issues

The doctrine of fugitive disentitlement bars a fugitive from seeking relief in the judicial system whose authority he or she evades, i.e. one cannot flee the country and evade a court order and simultaneously seek the court’s protection.

Justice Virginia Long (now retired from the Supreme Court and Counsel at this firm) set forth the

In the recently published Appellate Division decision of J.A. v. A.T., the Court faced a complicated decision regarding whether to overturn the trial court’s opinion as to which court, as between NJ and Greece had jurisdiction to decide custody of minor children.

In this complicated and seemingly tortured case’s history, where three litigations where

Judy McIntire Springer, a partner in our Philadelphia office, wrote a terrific post on litigating Hague Convention claims for the Legal Intelligencer Blog.   The link below is to the second part of her article.

The Hague Convention is an international treaty that many countries have ratified, including the United States. The treaty prohibits parents from

Judy McIntire Springer, a partner in our Philadelphia office, wrote a terrific post on litigating Hague Convention claims for the Legal Intelligencer Blog.

The Hague Convention is an international treaty that many countries have ratified, including the United States. The treaty prohibits parents from wrongfully removing and/or retaining a child from his or her home country.

To