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…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

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

This is the blog con man Colin Chapman has tried, but failed to take down for copyright violation (Chapman’s picture) but it doesn’t violate anything, hence this blog is still up… #colinchapman has recently promoted himself on his scamming FB page for a recovery. The truth is there was no job and that he made…

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,…

Lets regulate this industry now!

Interesting article below by Sarah and her opinions on Child Recovery industry. We were happy to help Stuart reunite with his daughter after picking up from where he had been scammed. One point we totally agree with Sarah is this unknown industry needs to be regulated immediately before con artists like Colin Chapman scams vulnerable…