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…

Children in legal vacuum – International Parental Abduction

This article is from 2012, but it highlights some major issues with The Hague Convention that to this day in 2020, have not been fixed or changed. Thousands of parents get told The Hague Convention will get their abducted children home, it’s simply not true… With borders now slowly opening after COVID restrictions being eased…

International Parental Abduction Awareness

Part of CARI – Child Abduction Recovery International role is to try and bring more awareness to International Parental Child Abduction. We constantly find most people don’t know or haven’t heard of Parental Child Abduction, unless they personally experience it or know someone who has. Then there are those who clearly have no understanding of…

Russia Parental Child Abduction

A signatory to The Hague Convention that has a massive problem with the amount of children being abducted to or retained illegally in, that rarely gets mentioned is, Russia. Parental Child Abduction is a crime that happens with frightening regularity. Sometimes a Russian-born mother cannot adapt to her new life abroad and returns to the…

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…

Interpol and International Parental Child Abduction

We are for ever contacted by desperate parents, who have had their children kidnapped and taken overseas. In all conversations we have with these parents, it always includes their ideas on Interpol Arrest Warrants. Why can’t Interpol arrest him/her? What parents do not understand, is that this is not a Hollywood movie, where police swoop…

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…