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…

The forgotten victims of Parental Child Abductions

Over the years we have been very vocal about the impact, of both domestic and international parental child abduction, on the children, the left behind parents and even the abductors but a recent gut wrenching email from a relative of a client thanking us for a recent recovery really made us think about the impact…

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…

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…

Holiday Season BEWARE

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

Welcome home Luiz…

Say hello to Luiz. Safely recovered today close to Salvador by a team from CARI. Brazil is one of the many countries reported by the US in 2015 that showed signs of non compliance to The Hague Convention. Another black hole country in regards to IPCA. Brazil has one of the worst reputations in the…

Louise Monaghan

Public Notice: It has been brought to our attention of two Australian articles that were published in April in which a Louise Monaghan a left behind parent claimed that she had sought CARI’s assistance in the recovery of her child in 2011. In these articles she claims that CARI was “disinterested and money orientated”. It…

The Hague Convention Basics

Basics on The Hague Convention One of many main hurdles left behind parents are faced with before, during and after their children have been abducted to a foreign country is information. Well to be specific, the ‘lack of information’. As CARI – Child Abduction Recovery International deal with many clients from many countries we have put…

Steps to Help Stop a Child Abduction Before it Happens…

Parental Child Abduction It’s not uncommon for one parent to have ties to or citizenship in another country. And for the vast majority of people this is actually a good thing. It provides life experiences children may not have but for diversity of their parents. But divorce can cause people to do desperate things. And…

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…