Article 13 of the Hague Convention

New Appeal: Interpreting Article 13 of the Hague Convention CARI Child Abduction Recovery International knows intimate details of the below case, and have been given permission to post this blog by the mother involved. The Irish courts are using this specific case as a benchmark. In this determination, S v R, the Supreme Court granted S…

Japan International Parental Child Abduction

Foreign parents fight in vain for custody in Japan Emmanuel, Stephane, Henrik and James come from very different backgrounds, but they share the same painful experience of battling Japan’s legal system — in vain — for access to their children after divorce. Once married to Japanese women, they say they were prevented from contact with…

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…

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…

Non Hague Convention Countries Child Abduction

While in many countries no specific legislation or programs dealing with International Parental Child Abduction exists, however existing laws and general legal aid programs may be relevant.  It is still that time of year when lots of families look toward booking holidays for the summer. Holidays abroad with your children can sometimes be tricky to…

Parental Child Abduction Egypt

CARI – Child Abduction Recovery International have lost count how many times we have traveled to Egypt to attempt to locate children that have been abducted by a parent. We have conducted numerous recoveries in Egypt with current cases still pending and in our experience it doesn’t matter what court documents you have within the…

CARI – Child Abduction Recovery International – Rescue from Laos

CARI – Child Abduction Recovery International is the first and only organisation to recover an abducted child from Laos. This UK boy was neglected, living in horrendous conditions. His father tried everything possible to get his son home including the legal system, but got no help. Gordon lost £10,000 to a fraud named Eric Kalmus…

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….

Child Abduction Holiday Season… what and who to beware of!

Beware the holiday season is approaching….. All holidays are the high season for ‘International Parental Child Abduction’ Each holiday season CARI Child Abduction Recovery International is contacted by many frantic parents who have had their child/children abducted/kidnapped. CARI Child Abduction Recovery International knows particularly in the lead up to the school holidays; that before or…

List of Experienced Lawyers in International Parental Child Abduction

Weekly CARI – Child Abduction Recovery International is contacted by desperate left behind parents. Some with their child just recently being illegally abducted and some who have been at it for years fighting the system trying to bring their children home. Every single one of them asks CARI about lawyers or tells us about their…