A Left Behind Parents Experience

There are a lot of myths and misinformation about International Parental Child Abduction / Kidnapping. So we asked one of our past clients to share their experiences from a left behind parents view. Firstly, What is the Hague Convention for Child Abduction “The Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International…

The forgotten victims of International Parental Child Abduction

Over the years we have been very vocal about the impact, of both domestic and international parental child abduction, on the children, the left behind parents and even the abductors, but a recent gut wrenching email from a relative of a client thanking us for a recent recovery really made us think about the impact…

Child Recovery Chapman

Who really is this convicted fraud Col Chapman. What you are about to read is based on facts and can all be confirmed with original documentation as evidence. It’s because of frauds like this disgraced private investigator that the child recovery industry must be regulated to protect parents and legitimate organizations trying to help parents…

First Kiwi Christmas for boy embroiled in tug-of-love

A wonderful ending to a sad all too common story when alienating parents kidnap their own children. Not only do the left behind parents suffer along with the children, extended family including Uncles, Aunties, cousins and grandparents also suffer. A New Zealand-born boy embroiled in an international tug-of-love is looking forward to celebrating his first…

Madonna Lost Custody of Son Rocco – Child Abduction

“Material Girl” Madonna and ex-husband Guy Ritchie divorced in 2008 and spent the next eight years battling over the custody of their son, Rocco John Ritchie. Back in 2016 pop icon, Madonna lost custody of her then-15-year-old son Rocco to ex-husband director Guy Ritchie after an attempt at an agreement between the parties failed. Rocco, like so many other…

Children in legal vacuum – International Parental Abduction

This article is from 2012, but it highlights some major issues with The Hague Convention that to this day in 2020, have not been fixed or changed. Thousands of parents get told The Hague Convention will get their abducted children home, it’s simply not true… With borders now slowly opening after COVID restrictions being eased…

Ukraine Parental Child Abduction

A signatory to The Hague Convention that has a massive problem with the amount of children being abducted to or retained illegally in, that rarely gets mentioned is, Ukraine. Parental Child Abduction is a crime that happens with frightening regularity. Sometimes a Ukrainian-born mother cannot adapt to her new life abroad and returns to the…

International Parental Abduction Awareness

Part of CARI – Child Abduction Recovery International role is to try and bring more awareness to International Parental Child Abduction. We constantly find most people don’t know or haven’t heard of Parental Child Abduction, unless they personally experience it or know someone who has. Then there are those who clearly have no understanding of…

Parental Child Abduction Frauds, Scammers + Associates

(Updated when necessary) We have absolutely no dramas exposing these scumbags. If you don’t like hearing or reading the truth, which in today’s day and age, is hard to come across, please stop reading. The amount of messages we receive from the one blog is overwhelming and shows there are more victims out there than…

Cross-Border Divorce And Child Custody

International Parental Child Abduction is one of the hardest things a left behind parent and children, can ever experience. Added to that stress among other things, is International Law and The Hague Convention. An absolute minefield. There is so much misinformation out there or nothing at all, as well as many inexperienced lawyers who simply…

Russia Parental Child Abduction

A signatory to The Hague Convention that has a massive problem with the amount of children being abducted to or retained illegally in, that rarely gets mentioned is, Russia. Parental Child Abduction is a crime that happens with frightening regularity. Sometimes a Russian-born mother cannot adapt to her new life abroad and returns to the…