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International Matters

Do you have an international or interstate custody matter? Our office has experience successfully handling custody matters regarding the HAGUE convention and UIFSA.
Example cases include successfully preventing the child from being removed to Jordan, counseling a client in a removal to India and preventing a removal out of Massachusetts after trial.

FAQ regarding international matters

  • How do I know if Massachusetts has jurisdiction over the children?
    • Generally, Massachusetts has jurisdiction over the child(ren) once they have lived in Massachusetts for six consecutive months.

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