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Author / Creator:Estin, Ann Laquer, 1956- author.
Edition:Second edition.
Imprint:Chicago : American Bar Association, ©2016.
Description:xiv, 338 pages ; 26 cm
Language:English
Subject:Domestic relations.
Conflict of laws -- Domestic relations.
Legal polycentricity.
Conflict of laws -- Domestic relations.
Domestic relations.
Legal polycentricity.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10541657
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ISBN:9781634254120
1634254120
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Transnational Family Litigation
  • 1.1. Determining Jurisdiction and Choice of Law
  • Federal Court Jurisdiction
  • Parallel Proceedings and Injunctive Relief
  • Forum Non Conveniens
  • Choice of Law and Proof of Foreign Law
  • 1.2. Obtaining international Judicial Assistance
  • Service of Process
  • Hague Service Convention
  • Inter-American Convention
  • Letters Rogatory
  • Discovery and Taking Evidence
  • Hague Evidence Convention
  • Obtaining Evidence in the United States for Use Abroad
  • Legalization and the Apostille Convention
  • 1.3. Recognizing and Enforcing Judgments
  • Comity
  • Recognition under Uniform Laws
  • Foreign Recognition and Enforcement of U.S. Court Orders
  • Notes
  • 2. Marriage, Partnership and Cohabitation
  • 2.1. Getting Married
  • Common Law and Putative Marriage
  • Marital Consent
  • Child Marriage: Age Requirements
  • Forced Marriage: Fraud and Duress
  • Marriage Prohibitions
  • Close Family Relationships
  • Polygamy
  • Same-Sex Couples
  • Annulling a Marriage
  • Jurisdiction and Choice of Law
  • Consequences of Annulment
  • 2.2. Marriage Alternatives: Partnership and Cohabitation
  • Civil Union and Registered Partnership
  • Cohabitation
  • 2.3. Recognition of Marriage and Partner Relationships
  • Formal Validity
  • Substantive Validity
  • Recognizing Civil Union or Registered Partnership
  • Marriage and Partnership Recognition in Other Countries
  • Marriage and Immigration
  • Notes
  • 3. Divorce and Separation
  • 3.1. Bringing a Divorce Action
  • Jurisdiction
  • Residence and Domicile
  • Divisible Divorce
  • Service of Process
  • Choice of Law
  • Foreign Country Divorce Laws
  • Managing Parallel Proceedings
  • Inconvenient Forum
  • Injunctive Relief
  • Dealing with Domestic Violence
  • 3.2. Recognition of Divorce and Separation Decrees
  • Comity
  • Nonjudicial Divorces
  • Foreign Recognition of Divorce and Separation Decrees
  • The Hague Divorce Convention
  • European Union Principles
  • Divorce and Immigration
  • Notes
  • 4. Financial Aspects of Marriage and Divorce
  • 4.1. Marital Property and Support Rights
  • 4.2. Marital Agreements
  • Enforceability
  • Foreign Country Marital Agreements
  • Choice of Law in Marital Contracts
  • Religious Marital Agreements
  • Immigration Support Agreements (Form 1-864)
  • Separation Agreements
  • 4.3. Litigating Property and Support Rights
  • Obtaining Jurisdiction
  • Military Divorces
  • Divisible Divorce
  • Divorce Jurisdiction in Other Countries
  • Managing Parallel Proceedings
  • Inconvenient Forum
  • Injunctions
  • Determining Choice of Law
  • 4.4. Recognizing and Enforcing Marital Property Orders
  • Extending Comity
  • Uniform Foreign Money-Judgments Recognition Act
  • Foreign Recognition of Marital Property Judgments
  • 4.5. Enforcing and Modifying Spousal Support Orders
  • Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA)
  • Modifying Spousal Support
  • Enforcing Support Orders Based on Comity
  • Hague Family Maintenance Convention
  • Foreign Recognition and Enforcement of Support Orders
  • Using the Maintenance Convention
  • Notes
  • 5. Parental Responsibility up
  • 5.1. Establishing Parent-Child Relationships
  • Legitimacy
  • Determining Parentage
  • Parentage Statutes
  • Jurisdiction, Procedure, and Choice of Law
  • Non-Marital Parents and Rights of Custody
  • Assisted Reproduction and International Surrogacy
  • 5.2. Determining Custody and Access Rights
  • Language, Religion, Culture, and Citizenship
  • Parents and Nonparents
  • Parental Responsibilities in Military Families
  • Custody and Access Rights in Other Countries
  • International Access and Relocation
  • International Travel with Children
  • 5.3. Litigating Parental Responsibilities
  • Working with the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)
  • Determining the Child's Home State
  • Establishing Initial Jurisdiction
  • Invoking Temporary Emergency Jurisdiction
  • Grounds to Decline Jurisdiction
  • Effect of Pending Hague Abduction Proceedings
  • Exclusive, Continuing Jurisdiction
  • Modification Jurisdiction
  • Notice and Procedure in International Cases
  • Child's Right to Be Heard
  • Preventing Child Abduction
  • Litigating Custody in Other Countries
  • 5.4. Recognizing and Enforcing Parental Responsibility Orders
  • Remedies for Violation of Custody Orders
  • Extending Comity
  • Applying the UCCJEA to Foreign Custody and Access Orders
  • Registering a Foreign Child Custody Determination
  • Obtaining Expedited Enforcement
  • Obtaining an Emergency Warrant
  • Assistance of Public Authorities
  • Enforcing Access Rights
  • Hague Child Protection Convention
  • Obtaining Recognition and Enforcement Abroad of U.S. Custody and Access Orders
  • Notes
  • 6. International Child Abduction
  • 6.1. Working with the U.S. Central Authority
  • Seeking Assistance after a Wrongful Removal or Retention
  • Outgoing Hague Abduction and Access Cases
  • Abductions to Non-Hague Countries
  • Incoming Abduction and Access Cases
  • Mediation and Voluntary Agreements
  • 6.2. Litigating Hague Abduction Cases
  • Establishing a Wrongful Removal or Retention
  • Habitual Residence
  • Rights of Custody
  • Actual Exercise
  • Establishing an Exception to Return
  • Article 12: More Than One Year/Child Settled in New Environment
  • Article 13a: Rights Not Exercised, Consent or Acquiescence
  • Article 13b: Grave Risk of Harm or Intolerable Situation
  • Article 13: Child's Objections to Return
  • Article 20: Public Policy: Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
  • Equitable Arguments: Unclean Hands and Fugitive Disentitlement
  • Return Orders and Undertakings
  • Enforcement and Recognition of Return Orders
  • Rights of Access
  • Special Procedural and Evidentiary Issues
  • Judicial Communication
  • Provisional Measures
  • Effects of Convention Proceedings on Custody Litigation
  • Choosing between the Convention and the UCCJEA
  • Federal Abstention
  • Stays and Appeals
  • Mediation
  • Attorney's Fees
  • Litigating Hague Abductions in Other Countries
  • 6.3. Using Criminal and Tort Law Remedies
  • International Parental Kidnapping Crime Act
  • Immigration Sanctions
  • 6.4. Preventing Child Abduction
  • Notes
  • 7. Child Support
  • 7.1. Working with State Child Support Enforcement Offices
  • 7.2. Establishing Parentage and Child Support
  • Defining Support Obligations
  • Obtaining Jurisdiction under the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA)
  • Extended Personal Jurisdiction
  • Two-State Proceedings
  • Direct Filing
  • Simultaneous Proceedings
  • Continuing Jurisdiction
  • Special Procedures in International Parentage and Support Cases
  • 7.3. Recognizing and Enforcing Child Support Orders
  • Defining "Foreign Country" Support Orders
  • Foreign Reciprocating Countries
  • Countries with State-Level Reciprocal Arrangements
  • Countries with Substantially Similar Procedures
  • Convention Countries
  • Registration and Enforcement
  • Controlling Order
  • Defending against Registration or Enforcement
  • Recognizing Support Orders Based on Comity
  • Other Family Support Obligations
  • 7.4. Modifying Child Support Orders
  • Determining Jurisdiction to Modify
  • Modification Procedures
  • 7.5. Establishing and Enforcing Child Support in Another Country
  • 7.6. Working with the Maintenance Convention
  • Administrative Cooperation
  • Recognition and Enforcement under the Convention
  • Support Modification under the Convention
  • Handling Convention Cases in the United States
  • Forms, Procedures, and Resources
  • Notes
  • 8. Adoption
  • 8.1. Adopting in the United States
  • Adoption Proceedings
  • Determining Jurisdiction
  • Recognizing Adoption Decrees
  • Foreign Country Adoption Decrees
  • Readoption in the United States
  • Handling Postadoption Issues
  • Citizenship of Adopted Children
  • 8.2. Working with the Hague Adoption Convention
  • Convention Procedures
  • Exchange of Reports and Matching Process
  • Hague Adoption within Families
  • Formal Adoption and Transfer of Child
  • Postadoption Responsibilities
  • 8.3. Intercountry Adoption Procedures in the United States
  • Adopting from Non-Convention Countries (Orphan Visa Process)
  • Definition of "Orphan"
  • Foreign Adoption Proceedings
  • Orphan Visa Procedures
  • Adopting from Hague Convention Countries
  • Habitual Residence
  • Accredited and Approved Agencies and Persons
  • Hague Adoption Procedures
  • Domestic Hague Adoptions
  • Adopting under the Two-Year Rule
  • Adoption Following Humanitarian Parole
  • Handling Outgoing Intercountry Adoptions
  • Agency Responsibilities in Outgoing Hague Cases
  • Adoption or Custody Decree and Hague Certificate
  • Non-Hague Outgoing Adoption Cases
  • Notes
  • 9. Protecting Child Welfare
  • 9.1. Child Protection Proceedings
  • Jurisdiction and Procedure
  • Subject Matter Jurisdiction: UCCJEA
  • Emergency Jurisdiction
  • Personal Jurisdiction: Status Exception
  • Providing Notice and a Hearing
  • Involving Consular Officials: The Vienna Convention
  • International Standards: The Child Protection Convention
  • Working with Families
  • Finding Alternative Care Placements
  • Guardianship, Foster Care, Kafala
  • Making Placements Abroad
  • Judicial and Administrative Cooperation
  • Foreign Child Welfare Proceedings
  • 9.2. Terminating Parental Rights
  • Constitutional Framework
  • Grounds for Involuntary Termination
  • Reasonable Efforts/Failure to Comply
  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Abandonment
  • Parents' Immigration Status
  • Cross-Border Recognition of Parental Rights Termination
  • 9.3. Children's Immigration Issues
  • Assisting Unaccompanied Children
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
  • Obtaining Immigration Relief for Children
  • T and U Nonimmigrant Visas
  • Asylum and Temporary Protected Status
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
  • Notes
  • Index