A review of the parental rights case In re Scarlett Z.-D. that went through the Illinois Supreme Court on March 19, 2015.
A review of the parental rights issue case Sahibzada v. Sahibzada that went through Georgia in 2014.
A review of the parentage/visitation case In Re Parentage of J.W. that went through the Illinois Supreme Court in 2013.
A review of the parental rights case Williams v. Williams that went through Georgia in 2014.
A review of the de facto parentage case In Re Custody of B.M.H. that went through the Washington Supreme Court in November 2013.
A review of the de facto parentage/third party custody case In Re Custody of A.F.J. that went through the Washington Supreme Court in November 2013.
By Christian Denmon: Paternity cases present a number of unique challenges for divorce professionals. It is imperative that you understand the laws and procedures associated with paternity cases, so that you may defend your client to the best of your ability.
By Laura Morgan: Superior Court retained jurisdiction over an interstate visitation dispute where the safety of the ex-wife’s home and could affect child’s care, protection, training, and personal relationships if visitation were enforced.
By Laura Morgan: A father petitioned the Hague Convention to return to his children to Peru after the mother wrongfully retained the children in the United States. The court found an exception to the Hague Convention’s rule of return due to risk of harm or abuse.
By Laura Morgan: Violation of visitation terms does not excuse child support obligations but interference to the parent-child relationship may warrant modification.