Multistate and International Divorces

Multistate Divorces

Living in different states prior or during separation or owning assets in more than one U.S. state can create a plethora of legal problems. Quickly, questions of proper jurisdiction, adequate venue, and choice of law add additional complexity levels to your divorce.

The attorneys at the JBell & Associates PC routinely represent clients in multistate proceedings and are well familiar with applicable statutes that govern these disputes such as the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) and the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA).

With a strong background in complicated federal matters, the lawyers at JBell & Associates PC have succeeded in battles all across the country.

International Custody Questions

When parents are of different nationalities or when one parent seeks to remove a child from the United States or when U.S. jurisdiction is questioned, complex issues of international law and international jurisdiction may arise.

Our International Practice Group is exceptionally well positioned to handle any aspect of international family law. Not just do we have the experience, we also have the training in all of the world’s predominant legal systems. In particular, we are exceptionally well familiar with all international treaties that govern international child custody matters, including but not limited to the various Hague Conventions.

Additionally, our lawyers are fluent in a variety of important languages including English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, and Dutch, and have substantially studied, lived, and practiced in all relevant jurisdictions around the globe.

Time Factor

Don’t hesitate. If your child is subject to an out-of-state or even an international dispute, time is not on your side. Call the JBell & Associates PC today to receive competent and efficient advice to protect your child.

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