International Law Lawyers In Westlake Louisiana

Westlake is a city in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 4,668 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Lake Charles Metropolitan Statistical Area. Westlake was incorporated in 1945.

What is international law?

Private International law (or conflict of laws) is a set of rules of procedural law which determine which legal system and the law of which jurisdiction apply to a given legal dispute. They typically apply when a legal dispute has a foreign element such as a contract agreed by parties located in different countries. Private International Law attorneys represent clients in legal disputes involving citizens and businesses in other countries.

Attorneys who practice Public International Law handle cases involving legal and practical relationships between nations -- including issues like agreements and treaties between nations, international trade regulation, and human rights.