Hague Convention No Enforcement

There is still an overwhelming lack of information out there about the reality of the Hague Convention and important aspects that most avoid or sweep under the carpet. Lets be honest, just because a country is a party to the appalling Hague Convention does not mean that it will effectively enforce its treaty obligations. In…

Expatriate law can disallow taking children back home after divorce

Readers might be surprised to learn that one in every 10 British citizens is now living overseas.  This expat exodus from the UK isn’t just fuelled by retirees looking for a drier, warmer climate and a low cost of living as it also includes British professionals lured by the tax-free lifestyles, fast and furious career…

Domestic Violence in Parental Child Abduction

Update on our recent blog (please read first)  – When the ‘Left Behind Parent’ is really an Abusive Violent Individual ————————————————————————————————————————– Domestic Violence in Parental Child Abduction We have stated this numerous times in the past and we stand by what we do, and who we support. CARI – Child Abduction Recovery InternationalCARI – Child…

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…

CAN I TAKE MY CHILD ON HOLIDAY ABROAD WITHOUT THE OTHER PARENT’S PERMISSION?

UK parents: CARI Child Abduction Recovery International constantly gets contacted by parents seeking information about different topics. One such topic is travelling overseas. With Christmas holidays around the corner, some people will be thinking of travelling away for the holiday season, with loved ones. However, many people when wanting to travel with children without the…

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…

Recovery from Poland 4 yrs on….

In 2014 we rescued little Crystal from notorious kidnapping haven Poland. Another desperate father who’s child was illegally kidnapped by its Polish mother. The father battled the family courts in Poland for over 2 yrs and was the first ever foreign father to be awarded custody in a polish court. (Picture taken just hours after…

British psychiatrist’s Polish ex-partner kidnapped their four-year-old daughter to raise her in her home country – and UK courts are helpless

Poland is a country CARI Child Abduction Recovery International can confidently say we are experts in returning abducted children from. We have proven and continue to prove it with results from Poland. ———————————————————— • Islam Heliel is fighting for his daughter Kleopatra to be returned to Britain to him • The 50-year-old’s ex-partner kidnapped their four-year-old…