Listen to Our Children in Need: Special Needs Children and Divorce

By Sherri Donovan Reprinted with author’s permission While every divorce is extremely difficult, with or without children, divorce for parents with a special needs child can be even more so. Advances in treatment of newborns with low birth weight and other serious medical conditions have dramatically increased the number of families that include a special […]

CALIFORNIA: Sweden has jurisdiction over American born infant says U.S. Dist Court in California

Carlwig v Carlwig   U.S. Dist. Ct. in the Central District of CA decides a controversial case using ICARA and other child abduction statutes including the Hague Convention and the UCCJEA . The interesting thing is that the child was born in California and was only months old. The child has an older sibling born in Sweden. […]