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  • Return Petition Pursuant to the Hague Convention

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 11-May-2015

    Return petitions are brought pursuant to the Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, done at The Hague on October 25, 1980 (the “Convention”) and the International Child Abduction Remedies Act (“ICARA”). ICARA is the enabling instrument, which provided for the procedures for the implication of the Convention and established the authority of the ...
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  • Enforcement of Foreign Support Orders in New York

    Posted By Eiges & Orgel, PLLC || 4-May-2015

    The Family Court is vested with exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine proceedings commenced pursuant to the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act. The most important provision, Family Court Act § 580-201, establishes far ranging jurisdiction over non-resident respondents who may be responsible for support. If a foreign national has a child support order against a New York resident the ...
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