The forgotten victims of Parental Child Abductions

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…

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…

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…

Say hello to Sada…

20th October 2016: Say hello to Sada……safely recovered today by a team from CARI and her legal custodian parent, her loving father. Sada was illegally retained in a foreign country for 9 months with all access being denied by the abducting mother. Sada was taken to Armenia by the mother with the approval of the…

Welcome home Luiz…

Say hello to Luiz. Safely recovered today close to Salvador by a team from CARI. Brazil is one of the many countries reported by the US in 2015 that showed signs of non compliance to The Hague Convention. Another black hole country in regards to IPCA. Brazil has one of the worst reputations in the…