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Tag Archives: UCCJEA

Domestic Relations — Parent & Child – Termination of Parental Rights – Attorneys – Ineffective Assistance – Civil Practice – Subject Matter Jurisdiction (access required)

In re B.L.H. (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-07-0082, 19 pp.) (Mark Davis, J.) Appealed from Surry County District Court (Angela Puckett, J.) N.C. App. Holding: Where the only effort made by appointed counsel to contact respondent – who was in federal ...

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Domestic Relations – Civil Practice – Service of Process – Foreign Country – Summons – UCCJEA – The Hague Convention – Personal Jurisdiction – Subject-Matter Jurisdiction (access required)

Hammond v. Hammond. Where the plaintiff-husband translated the summons into Japanese and forwarded a service request to the central authority of Japan within a reasonable time, he made a good-faith . . .

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