Legal Articles, International

Dissolution of Marriage Granted Despite Foreign Jurisdiction

A blog post about a case in which a Connecticut court granted a divorce to a couple who was married in Guatemala and one of the spouses had never stepped foot in Connecticut.

Court Denies Comity for Foreign Divorce in Motion to Dismiss

Blog post about a divorce in Lebanon that was not upheld in Connecticut because the parties were domiciled in Connecticut.

Husband's Plan Fails to Establish Domicile for Foreign Divorce

Blog post about a man who failed to establish domicile to satisfy subject matter jurisdiction for a US court to hear his claim for divorce when one had already been adjudicated in Kenya.

ASSET PROTECTION: Offshore vs. Domestic Trust (US Persons)

Ours is an international law firm, so offshore work has always been part of our practice. Lately, however, we have been moving away from recommending offshore to our US clients.

IMMIGRATION: TN-1 Visa Renewals

If you already have a TN Visa, you may renew your stay for three years. In fact, there is no limit on how many three-year renewals you may obtain.

Self-determination in International Law

Self-Determination in International Law, 12 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 132, 1981

International Child Custody Cases

International child custody is essentially a specialty within a specialty.

Free Trade Zones for Your Business

If you pay import/export tariffs, then this article may be helpful to your business profitability

Right of First Refusal or Right to Match - Your Advantage

A Right of First Refusal or Right to Match is an essential element of Bylaws or Operating Agreements; Employment Agreements Commercial Leases...READ MORE.

FDA Certificates and the EU - Import/Export

Depending on the product you export, you must be registered with the FDA and have a certificate. The EU now requires manufacturers/exporters to be registered as well.

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