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Jurisdiction Issues

What is a jurisdiction issue?

You live in New York but are being sued for child support in the jurisdiction of Montreal; Or you live in Montreal but are being sued in New York for support; or for child custody; or for child visitation. No matter what the topic is, you think that the matter should be heard in your own jurisdiction. What do you do?

Jurisdiction issues arise frequently in international law. These are fundamental questions as to which courts are competent to hear a matter, or which courts are best suited to hear a matter. Although often related, these are in fact two different questions! Montreal is a very international city. As a Montreal law firm with a strong reputation in international family law, the lawyers at Kalman Samuels, Attorneys handle jurisdiction matters on an almost weekly basis and have created important jurisprudence in this area of international family law.

This is yet another domain where law firm of Kalman Samuels, Attorneys is so well recognized that our lawyers are regularly invited to present seminars to other attorneys and to law students on this topic.

If you have any questions about jurisdiction issues, please contact us
and schedule a consultation with one of our attorneys.

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