In an action filed under the International Child Abduction Remedies Act, 22 U.S.C. section 9001 et seq., implementing the Hague Convention on Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, the court denied defendants' motion to dismiss the appeal as moot where a New York state court judgment granting full custody to defendant did not render the action moot because doing so would encourage jurisdictional gerrymandering contrary to the design of the Hague Convention.

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Feb 08, 2018
For family members reeling from the sudden loss of a loved one in a traffic-related accident, few words suffice. Even more devastating is when they learn that their loved one’s death could have been prevented.
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Jan 23, 2018
Because driving is considered a privilege in Georgia, a driving record for all residents is maintained through the Department of Driver Services.
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Dec 28, 2017
Without question, divorce places tremendous financial and emotional strain on couples and families, regardless of what’s at stake. Yet, when multiple properties and assets, as well as business ownership,…
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Nov 27, 2017
When one person manipulates or generates false ideas or promises in order to obtain another’s property, this is classified as theft by deception. Without question, theft by deception is an intentional…
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