November 01, 2020 Feature

International Families and Litigation

Stephen Cullen

Hamish is Scottish. He is a famous Scottish curling player. Siobhan is Irish. She is a famous Irish barrister. Hamish and Siobhan are married and have lived in Dublin, Ireland, for the last four years. They have twins who are three years old. Hamish traveled to Rising Sun, Maryland, just short of six months ago with the twins to give Siobhan a break while she handles a lengthy human rights case in the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, and to be the temporary coach for the Maryland state curling team. Hamish, to his surprise, has now been offered the full-time coaching job to train the U.S. Olympic Curling Team at its Maryland facility. The twins attend daycare in Maryland. You have your law office on Main Street, Bel Air, Maryland. Hamish has a consultation with you and tells you he has been working in Rising Sun for just shy of the last six months and cannot go back to Siobhan after he returns to Ireland. Hamish wants you to file for divorce from Siobhan. Hamish also wants you to file for custody of the twins.

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