Wake up Australia – Parental Child Abduction

Australia is currently debating marriage equality with many throwing suggestion that this vote is the greatest threat to the family structure. The public are being implored to “think of the children” and the impact this vote could have on them. In our line of work there is a far greater threat to children that continually…

Parents have no other option…

Parental Abduction Iraq Mum’s daring mission to rescue her children after their refugee father took them to war-torn Iraq Kerrie Shaw, 30, went through “absolute hell” on a string of trips before snatching back Daniella, now 13, and Makor, 12 A courageous British mum risked her life to ­rescue her children after they were abducted and held…

No Enforcement in The Hague Convention

Enforcement in Hague and Non-Hague Convention countries The dirty secret that must be told….. The biggest issue by far for victim parents is the enforcement of court decisions. In 95% of CARI’s cases we simply enforce court rulings. 6 of our current cases alone are dealing with just that. This is the major problem for…

The Hague Convention TRUTHS

“By 2007, the United States, European authorities, and NGOs had begun serious interest in the use of mediation as a means by which some international child abduction cases may be resolved. The primary focus was on Hague cases. Development of mediation in Hague cases, suitable for such an approach, had been tested and reported by…

Say hello to Yuri

Say hello to Yuri….illegally abducted to the Ukraine in late 2015 by his father. We are excited to say today Yuri was safely reunited with his mother and little sister who he met for the very first time today. It’s always a cat and mouse game for our operatives and we can honestly say this…

Parental Alienation: Life in the void of discarded parents

Source: Andy Gough Few people would argue that one of the worst experiences one can have in life as a human on this planet is losing a child. When a child dies, it is normal for the bereaved parents to experience grief and emotional distress. It is not a normal experience to have to bury…

Required Documents for International travel with minors

Child protection. The idea is to safe-guard against child abduction and smuggling. Controls are getting tighter, and checks more frequent. This is a great sign for what we at CARI believe is long over due. If your children don’t share your surname, and you’re travelling without their father (or vice versa) – or, indeed, if…

Welcome home Esin

Say hello to 8 year old Esin illegally abducted to Ukraine by her mother and finally arriving home today to Turkey. Esin was abducted while her father was in the shower on a family holiday!! There are no limits abductors will go to to carry out their planned abductions. The father didn’t have a clue….

Fraud Squad member sentenced to 3 yrs for scamming parents!

Predator Fraudster ….Peter Thomas Senese gets 3 years in prison for committing “a crime of unspeakable cruelty.” (Click on link at bottom of this post for news article on his sentence) CARI is so happy that one of the fraud squad has been put away. This is great news and a warning for the other…

Where are they now?

Where are they now…..IPCA – International Parental Child Abduction. Often we get asked about past cases and how the children are going. So we thought we would post about some of our recoveries we have done including cases we have assisted left behind parents with and what has happened since we got the children home….

Colin Chapman truths revealed

We have been big advocates in exposing frauds in the IPCA International Parental Child Abduction industry and we always will speak out against anyone who takes advantage of vulnerable parents. It seems Colin Chapman’s past is now slowly catching up with him. He avoids public scrutiny by journalists who are not aware of his past…

Children in legal Vaccum: International Child Abduction

This article is from 2012 but it highlights some major issues with The Hague Convention that to this day in 2017 have not been fixed. Thousands of parents get told The Hague Convention will get their abducted children home, it’s simply not true… Many of us take on work or studies in a foreign country,…