International Litigation Posts
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.
Read More of Requesting Authorities Under the Hague Service Convention Here
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.
Read More of War Brides and the Service of Process Requirements for Divorce Here
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.
Read More of Election Translation 2014: Yup’ik and Gwich’in Here
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.
Read More of Translation May Be Necessary — Even If the Defendant Speaks English Here
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.
Read More of An Inside Look at the Special Commission Meeting in the Hague Here
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.
Read More of Understanding Malaysia: History, Facts and Uprisings Here
Posted: March, 2014 in Legal News
Extreme weather is causing concern around the world — find out what’s happening in California, Australia and the UK.
Read More of Of International Interest: World Weather Report Here
Posted: February, 2014 in Immigration Issues, International Law, Legal News, News
The differences between notaries in civil law and common law countries can lead to dangerous misunderstandings for immigrants to the US.
Read More of Notaries and Notarios — Dramatic and Perilous Differences Here
Posted: February, 2014 in Service of Process
Many believe that there are “formal” and “informal” methods of service recognized under the treaty. However, this classification is a myth.
Read More of The Myth of Informal Service of Process Here