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What Is International Child Custody—A Patchwork of Laws



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     Nationally recognized family law expert David T. Pisarra explains in a one-hour session a bird’s-eye view of the patchwork of laws that cover international child custody cases. Using his 15 years worth of case studies, he will explain how an International Child Custody case develops, and what you as a lawyer can expect to face in handling these complex and difficult cases.

     Presented in a no-nonsense, very direct manner this course gives an overview of what lawyers need to know about the law, and about working with international counsel.

    As founder of the InternationalChildCustody.com website the presenter will show you how, as a professional, you can help your client by being more assertive and knowledgeable about the factors involved in an international custody dispute.
 
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: 
Family Law professionals seeking to create a niche market in International Law
International Law Attorneys who may come across Child Custody cases.
Attorneys who need to understand when, where and how to fight an international child custody case.
 
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 
What is International Child Custody—A Patchwork of Laws:

Changing Landscape of global child custody – One World, many laws.
HAGUE CONFERENCE
Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
ICARA – International Child Abduction Recovery Act – Implementation of Convention by U.S.
PKPA – Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act
UCCJEA – Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
UCAPA – Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act – U.S. State law
Do I have a Case? 
Analytical Process: 
Personal Jurisdiction
Home State vs. Habitually Resident
Orders in place? “Wrongfully Retained”
Does Convention apply to these two countries?
Signatory vs. Accession
If yes, then what? 
In no, then what? 
What can I do?
Filing – Educate the Court on what Hague Convention authorizes
Central Authority issues
Service of Process & Discovery issues (Separate Convention applies)
Private Investigators
 
BIOGRAPHY:
     David Pisarra is a recognized expert on parental rights who has litigated international child custody cases from Singapore to Sweden. He is the author of four books, and his writing has been published internationally. He is an outspoken advocate for men and the need for them to step up as fathers. His InternationalChildCustody.com website is a resource for both lawyers and parents with international custody disputes. He has been featured on The Huffington Post, the GoodMenProject.com, Family Lawyer Magazine, and is regularly cited as an expert in publications such as The Wall Street Journal and bar journals like Valley Lawyer.

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Practice Areas: Children & Child Custody, Family Law
Online Media Type: Interactive Text
Production Date: 12/17/2013 1:00 PM EST
Level: Intermediate
Category: Standard
Duration: 1 Hours, 0 Minutes
Online Format: Live

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David T. Pisarra, Esq. - Founder of the website MensFamilyLaw.com, and The Law Office of Pisarra & Grist, Santa Monica, CA
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