Issues may arise in family law where there is a question as to the laws of the jurisdiction that apply to the marriage relationship or to custody and divorce, and whether a divorce or child custody order is recognized under the laws of another jurisdiction. For child custody, many nations have joined the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction in order to grant recognition to other member states' custody orders and avoid issues of parental kidnapping.
Wallerstein, Judith (19 December 2000). "The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce". pbs.org. NPR. Archived from the original on 26 January 2001. Retrieved 2019-10-10. (an analysis of the long-term effect of divorce on children)
"Hong Kong Family Court Tables" includes a summary of Hong Kong family law principles, a guide to the recent case law and relevant statutes, and a glossary of relevant terms related to the Hong Kong family law.