Our International Family Law Attorneys
International Family Law Attorney, Michael Manely, calls upon our several Georgia office locations and our Justice Cafe division to provide bilingual attorneys, paralegals and administrative assistants to deliver international family law services to clients from across the globe. Attorney Michael Manely routinely meets with clients on international family law matters at our six offices, by telephone and video conference.
“Parents and children need extreme competence and experience in international child abduction cases.”
Michael E. Manely Founding Attorney
Bill King Associate Attorney
Dina Khismatulina Associate Attorney
Questions To Ask Before Hiring An Attorney To Handle Parental Kidnapping Or Wrongful Retention Under The Hague Convention
International family law is a highly specialized are of law with which few attorneys have any significant experience. When searching for and interviewing an international family law attorney, there are ways to discern whether the attorney has the experience you need to get your child back.
Your questions should seek to produce specific case names you can look up on line where they are specifically listed as lead counsel. They should be able to share specific instances where they have perfected service in foreign jurisdictions and had children returned to their home state for custody determinations.
For example, the international family law attorney at The Manely Firm, P.C., is Michael E. Manely. He is the only lawyer in the United States practicing only family law to secure a unanimous decision for his client from the United States Supreme Court. (See Chafin v. Chafin, 133 S. Ct. 1017).
In a blog post, we provide a detailed list of questions you can use to interview attorneys who claim to practice international family law. Feel free to copy the questions and use them when you contact us and other attorneys who say they can help.
Work With One Attorney, Work With Our Whole Team
At The Manely Firm, P.C., each of our attorneys is incredibly experienced and focused on particular areas of family law to make sure our clients have the most sophisticated representation possible. Because we are a team, however, working with one of our lawyers means you also have access to all of our attorneys.
No matter how challenging your family law matter is, you can rest assured knowing you are getting the full picture and all your options when you work with our firm. We share our knowledge and work together to do what’s best for you and your family.
Get Counsel From Someone Who Knows What They’re Doing
International family law and Hague Convention International Child Abduction cases are not easy. Parents and their children need extreme competence and experience in these cases. At The Manely Firm, P.C., we know how to properly handle these cases and have a track record of success doing it.