New laws Australia Parental Child Abduction

Australian parents who flee the country with their children could spend three years in jail amid major crackdown on child abduction. Australian parents who flee the country with their children could face up to three years behind bars under new laws. Until now, it has not been a criminal offence for parents to leave the…

Frank warning to parents who abduct their own kids

We love lawyers like Brisbane Family Law specialist Jennifer Hetherington and totally agree Judges and authorities need to get harder on this horrific topic…. A LAW firm has issued a scathing message to parents who abduct their own children in defiance of court orders; “you get what you deserve”. And the punishment could be harsher than…

The Recovery From Lebanon We Didn’t Want Public…

This is a recovery that CARI – Child Abduction Recovery International never intended to post about and was planning to keep our involvement silent in this matter out of respect to a past client. To the point that even the left behind parent in this case did not even know we were involved. We wanted…

Another Successful Recovery

Say hello to Pavel illegally abducted by his father’s family after his father past away in 2016. Pavel has been illegally held since with limited contact to his mother. After having the door closed time and time again searching for help, this mother turned to CARI – Child Abduction Recovery International after being scammed $18,000….

Parental Child Abduction Effects and Damages to Children

DAMAGE TO THE ABDUCTED/KIDNAPPED CHILD! Some points we at CARI Child Abduction Recovery International have experienced first hand with our clients over the years helping them recover their illegally abducted children as well as assist in the resettling process back into their normal lives. 1. Alteration to Appearance -The abducted child’s appearance is often altered…

Child Abduction Mediation

Over the last few years Child Abduction Recovery International has noticed a dramatic increase in the push for mediation by government funded organisations who deal in resolving cases of International Parental Child Abduction. In Child Abduction Recovery Internationals 19 years in the parental child abduction industry CARI has found mediation to have succeeded zero times….

The Hague Convention cannot be invoked….. Article 12 tested again!

CARI – Child Abduction Recovery International has dealt with several cases over the years where left behind parents have exhausted all avenues within their home courts, the abductors courts and invoking the Hague Convention to no avail. In the majority of cases this is due to Article 12 coming into play and being enforced. To…

Embassy truths… this is not Hollywood people

When children are abducted by the other parent and taken overseas, it is terrifying and overwhelming for the left behind parent. In almost all cases the parent that is desperately seeking their child has no knowledge or contacts in the Abductors country and find it hard to know where to start. They begin by contacting…

Jacquelin Magnay Defamatory Article

Not long ago I was checking on our CARI search terms and found a delightful article by Jacquelin Magnay that continues to pop up. Titled “Chequered career of private investigator Adam Whittington”. Published on 14 April 2016, it was filled with lies and false information procured from inaccurate sources. You have to ask how this…

Greece Parental Child Abduction

As Greece is a favorite holiday destination for so many foreigners there will always be international relationships formed with Greek citizens which in turn will lead to parental abductions. 2017 Annual Report on International Child Abduction. (source US State Department) “Central Authority: The United States and the Greek Central Authority have a strong and productive…

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…