The forgotten victims of International Parental Child Abduction

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…

First Kiwi Christmas for boy embroiled in tug-of-love

A wonderful ending to a sad all too common story when alienating parents kidnap their own children. Not only do the left behind parents suffer along with the children, extended family including Uncles, Aunties, cousins and grandparents also suffer. A New Zealand-born boy embroiled in an international tug-of-love is looking forward to celebrating his first…

International Child Abduction and the Philippines

  With its beautiful beaches and amazing weather the Philippines, no wonder it’s a major holiday destination. Western men are also very attracted to Philippine woman and often meet in online dating sites. However, the love story can quickly go South after children are born. As a result the Philippines… has been for many years…

Poland International Parental 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…

International Parental Child Abduction – Holiday Season

International Parental Child Abductions rises ever single year. There is nothing being done about preventing or returning innocent children kidnapped overseas, often victims caught in the middle of two parents feuding. A pathetic system (Hague Convention), corruption, inexperienced courts, incompetent lawyers, lack of care and interest by authorities, family culture/influences and cross boarder laws are…

Sweden & Australia Parental Child Abduction

CARI Child Abduction Recovery International have seen in recent years the relationship between Australia and Sweden both make fairly swift return orders as well as enforcement in both countries. This is good news for left behind parents who have their children abducted between these two countries. That’s not to say things are within the 6…

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…

What is the Brussels IIa Regulation?

European Commission – Fact Sheet Adoption of new rules to better protect children caught in cross-border parental disputes Brussels, 25 June 2019 What is the Brussels IIa Regulation? The Brussels IIa Regulation is the cornerstone of EU judicial cooperation in cross-border matrimonial matters (divorce, separation, marriage annulment) and matters of parental responsibility, including custody and…

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…

Grandparents – Parental Child Abduction

CARI – Child Abduction Recovery International likes nothing better than returning children illegally abducted around the world, but we also like to bring up issues without the sugar coating, and tell the truth about topics those others including governments simply ignore and or avoid. Like it or hate it, the hard cold facts are in…

What happens to the child after the family abduction?

In our soon 19 years experience in dealing with all types of Parental Abductions in every corner of the world, we have seen and heard it all. Firstly, lets make it clear as we have in the past, we care not for the mother or father, we care for the innocent children who are the…