Avoiding Child Abductions By A Spouse

October 29, 2008 by  
Category: Child Custody

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Unfortunately, child abductions are one parent’s way of trying to gain a tactical advantage over the other parent in a custody battle. This applies especially to international abductions. Abducting a child before a custody order is made means that the parent who’s taking the child out of the country doesn’t have the consent of the […]

Custody Orders And Police Assistance For Spousal Child Abductions

October 24, 2008 by  
Category: Child Custody

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Having a custody order from the court is very important in the case of a spouse taking a child away because the police are unlikely to be able to assist you unless there’s a court order. When seeking a custody order for our clients, we make sure that the order contains the appropriate terms needed […]

The Hague Convention On International Child Abduction

October 23, 2008 by  
Category: Child Custody

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The Hague Convention is an international treaty through the United Nations that has around 73 signatories. One of the biggest issues when a child is abducted to another country, and you need to get that child back, is determining which country’s court has the jurisdiction to deal with the issue. The Hague Convention sets up […]

How Your Lawyer Can Help With Spousal Child Abduction

October 22, 2008 by  
Category: Child Custody

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Typically, the first thing we do is go to court and seek a custody order, but it also depends on when this family comes to us. If a parent is fearful that the spouse might abduct the children, then we do proceed with the custody order right away. If they’ve come to us after the […]

The Passport Control List Can Assist In A Case Of Child Abduction By A Family Member

October 21, 2008 by  
Category: Child Custody

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The passport control list is a list of children under the age of 16 who are either at risk of being abducted or who have previously been abducted. Passport Canada operates in partnership with the RCMP. The custodial parent is the only one who has the option to place the child on the passport control […]

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