International Litigation Posts


Certified, Notarized and Sworn Translations: What’s the Difference?

Posted: July 19, 2016 in Legal Topics, Legal Translation, Translation

If you require legal translation, it’s important to know whether you need the document certified, notarized, or sworn. Not sure of the difference between these three types of translated documents? Read on to learn the basics.

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The Year of the Monkey and Service of Process in China

Posted: February, 2016 in Service of Process

It’s Chinese New Year — and China doesn’t monkey around. Find out more about the holiday and how it will affect service of process in China.

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Avalanche of Volkswagen/Boscsh Suits Still Require Proper Service

Posted: October, 2015 in Service of Process, Uncategorized

Recently, Volkswagen and its subsidiaries, including parts-manufacturer Boscsh, admitted to gaming EPA emissions testing. Suits from all over the US are in the process of being served in response.

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Why Your Chinese Contract Translation Demands Accuracy

Posted: August, 2015 in International Litigation, Translation

If you are planning to conduct business in China, you would be wise to obtain professional, accurate contract translations.
Without a proper translation, you could compromise your business deal or even face legal issues.

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Requesting Authorities Under the Hague Service Convention

Posted: December, 2014 in Service of Process

The laws of the country where a defendant is located determine the method by which a foreign request for service under the Hague Service Convention is executed. However, the person who is authorized to submit those requests is determined by the laws of the country where the case is being heard.

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War Brides and the Service of Process Requirements for Divorce

Posted: December, 2014 in Family-Based, Immigration Articles, Immigration Issues, Service of Process

The concept of “war brides” in American history popularized international marriages and thereby increased the need for international service of process in divorce proceedings.

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Election Translation 2014: Yup’ik and Gwich’in

Posted: October, 2014 in Legal News, Translation

If you’re voting in Alaska for this year’s November elections, be prepared to see translations in Yup’ik and Gwich‘in.

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Translation May Be Necessary — Even If the Defendant Speaks English

Posted: July, 2014 in Service of Process, Translation

The majority of lawsuits involving defendants located abroad in non-English-speaking countries eventually require the work of a skilled translator.

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An Inside Look at the Special Commission Meeting in the Hague

Posted: July, 2014 in Evidence Taking, International Law, Legal News, Litigation Support, Service of Process

Every four to five years, the Hague Conference on Private International Law convenes a Special Commission Meeting to review issues associated with the practical operation of the Hague Service and Evidence Conventions.

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Understanding Malaysia: History, Facts and Uprisings

Posted: April, 2014 in International Law

With all the mystery surrounding Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, it’s no surprise that this country has been in the news quite a bit. If your knowledge of this nation is limited, you should learn some facts concerning the history of Malaysia.

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