Case of the Day: Cermesoni v. Maneiro

The case of the day is Cermesoni v. Maneiro (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2014). Carolina Cermesoni Maneiro brought divorce proceedings against her husband, Jorge Raul Cermesoni, in Buenos Aires. Both spouses were Argentine nationals living in Argentina. The husband had bank accounts at Wells Fargo and Citibank in Miami. The wife sought issuance of a letter rogatory in the divorce case requesting the US courts to issue an injunction freezing half of the funds in the accounts, which, according to the husband, amounted to about $3 million. The circuit court in Miami obliged, but for security it required the wife only to post a $100 cash bond.
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