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…

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….

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,…

Canadian lawyer has a heart

Following this sad case of IPCA – International Parental Child Abduction (Canada – Taiwan) I was personally touched by reading this article. As people know CARI speaks what others choose not to speak of and that is the truth on many issues related to IPCA. There is so much garbage online in particular on FB…

Pakistan to join Hague Convention

1st of March 2017 Pakistan will be another country to enter into The Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. Is this a step forward or will Pakistan be another signature state that ignores the rules set out in the Hague which should be protecting abducted children and…

What to do if your child is abducted

CARI – Child Abduction Recovery International   How to get your child back if they’ve been abducted to a foreign Country?   Each has their own thoughts and ideas on what to do when your child gets abducted. There are a number of steps to you can take and we outline some of the most…