In International Family Law we have a new law of the land. On August 8, President Obama signed the Sean Goldman Law into existence. In Hague Convention Abduction terms, this is a very big deal.
"I had but the last few days in DC to study, to write and re-write and to wait for the pinnacle experience of my profession." (From Part IV)
No, this is not a post about certain opposing counsels or opposing parties. This is not a post on the fortunately seldom encountered but still occasionally out there judge whose rulings are almost certainly from another planet. This is not even a post about politicians who seek death and destruction.
I won't even attempt to make this announcement with so much as a shred of modesty.
We have left Costa Rica, but Costa Rica has not left us. We have learned much about International Family Law from a Costa Rican perspective but have reinforced the universality that is family law across much of the globe.
Not too long ago I received a follow up call from a guy who had called me several months before for a consultation on International Family Law.
It is a busy, busy time at the firm. Everyone at the firm is working hard, helping real people with real family law issues in all of our courts, before all of our judges. I couldn't be more proud of the work that we do.