Foreign Holidays and Your Judge’s Timeline

By | Hague Law Blog | June 19, 2017
(Hint: foreign holidays trump the judge.) The prevailing rule: a plaintiff’s lawyer has to get things done in a timely manner (ie: yesterday) or the court gets irritated.  The judge wants a brief before she goes to bed.  The clerk’s office reminds you that they’re closing early in honor of Truman’s birthday tomorrow (in Missouri, we’re just wild about Harry).   View Full Post
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Defense Counsel, Be Inquisitive.

By | Hague Law Blog | June 5, 2017
Channeling my inner Army Brat here… when you grow up inside the fortress, your brain necessarily uses combat analogies even if the only uniform you ever wore was in the Boy Scouts. Bear with me. Before any ground assault, whether it involves footsoldiers or mechanized troops in a gun truck, an invading army softens up the enemy with a barrage of artillery fire.   View Full Post
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How to Serve Process in Taiwan

By | Hague Law Blog | May 25, 2017
Taipei and the Taipei 101 Tower. Uwe Aranas via Wikimedia Commons. Taipei and the Taipei 101 Tower. Uwe Aranas via Wikimedia Commons. A bit of history is critical to knowing how to serve process in Taiwan.  Depending on who you talk to, there are two Chinas.  There’s the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the Communist-run mainland, and then there’s Taiwan, the Republic of China (ROC), which is the descendant of the Nationalist regime that ruled China prior to the Communist takeover in 1949, and moved to the island of Formosa. View Full Post
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