Mother wins appeal preventing return of children to father in another EU country

CARI Child Abduction Recovery International is well aware of this case and the struggles this mother has gone through. A big congratulations to a wonderful mother who never gave up! ———————————————————- A mother has won an appeal preventing the return of her two small children, who were born here, to their father in another EU…

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…

Losing your child to Parental Child Abduction

Most people believe strangers are responsible for the majority of childhood abductions, but national statistics say parental kidnapping is more often to blame. A family abduction occurs when a family member, likely a separated or divorced parent, takes and hides a child for some length of time. This heartbreaking and devastating crime occurs every single…

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…

Within hours we knew it was sabotaged

Recently Sally Faulkner released her book titled “All for my children” and as we have stated all along we support Sally’s book as a legacy for her children and also to raise awareness for IPCA. However after reading the book there are some points raised in the book that our CEO would like to address…

The Hague Convention Article 12

Following on from our last post. The most abused Article when it comes to International Child Abduction….. The infamous ‘Article 12’ of the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction Where a child has been wrongfully removed or retained in BREACH of Article 3 (full list of Articles on this link…

Finally Safe…little Crystal

Usually all you see is bad posts of another abduction. What people who never experience having their child abducted and ripped away from you is all the time, effort, money and hard times the left behind parent goes through after CARI recovers their children safely home……’the ongoing court battles’. Finally……CLOSURE in one of the longest,…

South Africa – International Paretnal Child Abduction / Kidnapping

International child abduction has increased exponentially in modern times and always will, due to a number of reasons such as the high incidence of dual nationality, the ease international air travel, relaxation of cross-border control and an upsurge in bi-national marriages. No country can say they have not experienced this selfish act by a parent,…

Judges in International Parental Child Abduction

A topic that is never disgust in International Child Abduction, but needs serious attention, are the judges…. As we look forward and create changes to help protect the hundreds of thousands of children each year who are targeted for international abduction, CARI sees the critical need to create training for all judges dealing with Hague…