Category: International Law

Equitable Distribution

We all know divorce implies a division of the couple’s assets. However, this distribution will operate differently depending on whether or not the couple has a prenuptial or  post nuptial contract governing the distribution. In the absence a contract, Court will apply the legal rules by default to determine the distribution. Most of the countries…

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Social Media and Protection of Privacy

On April 10, 2018, following a substantial data leak affecting some 87 million users, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, appeared before the U.S. Senate for five hours. Among the questions asked by the Senate committee, the key concern was the respect and protection of user privacy. A week later, Whatsapp, Inc.’s appeared before the same…

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International Family Law – What is a migratory divorce?

Migratory Divorces Depending on the classification of the divorce, the U.S. may or may not recognize its decree.  Furthermore, divorce is a state law issue.  In most divorce cases, the state considers the residency of the spouses, notice of the divorce decree, and public policy. Types of International Divorce: Bilateral : This is based on both spouses…

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