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International Family Law

The leading authority on international family law

22 MAY 2012

USA – update

Adair Dyer

Introduction

International children's law is dependent for its coherence on a web of principles, rules and approaches to the conflict of laws and jurisdictional principles which allow courts in different countries to take into account relationships created by law or by court decisions in other countries. Recent developments in the USA tend towards undermining the effort to maintain coherence, by restricting or even banning reference to foreign law or international law. In Texas, an initiative was directed specifically to the Family Code, with provisions that would have invited broader application than the traditional exception against foreign laws violating local public policy.

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International Family Law

International Family Law

The practice title for family lawyers engaged in/dealing with issues European and worldwide

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