Poland – International Child Abduction

With the ever growing number of parents desperately contacting CARI Child Abduction Recovery International for help regarding Poland we thought we’d dedicate our latest blog to Poland. Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of Child Abduction: Poland is a signatory to the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of Child Abduction. This is 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…

Turkey Parental Child Abduction

Turkey is party to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. It signed the Hague convention on Jan. 21, 1998, and the convention entered the Turkish domestic code on Feb. 15, 2000, when it was published in Turkey’s Official Gazette. Turkey signed the convention, but accepted Article 26 — governing costs…

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…

United States Parental Child Abduction

The United States of America are to be applauded for their efforts to stop IPCA but yet it still isn’t enough. The USA takes a strong lead at preventing abductions with the Department of State enrolling 4,064 children in the Children’s Passport Issuance Alert Program in 2015. Over 1,560 enquiries were made in one year…

Philippines Child Abduction

As we began almost two years ago we today continue our blogs on a specific country in order to give a honest and no rubbish blog…. today and for the second time we have chosen The Philippines….. At least once a week CARI receives an enquiry regarding Parental Abduction and The Philippines. Enquiries may range…

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…

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…

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…

Say hello to Sada…

20th October 2016: Say hello to Sada……safely recovered today by a team from CARI and her legal custodian parent, her loving father. Sada was illegally retained in a foreign country for 9 months with all access being denied by the abducting mother. Sada was taken to Armenia by the mother with the approval of the…

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…

Holiday Season Ahead – 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…