Hague Convention involving International child abduction
In the difficult situation of international child abduction, where one parent has taken a child overseas without the permission of the other parent, it’s key to have an experienced family law solicitor on your side who understand the relevant international agreements and protocols who can support you through this process. When foreign laws are involved, cases like this can become complex and very confusing to navigate alone.
If you’re thinking of relocating your child it is vitally important to ensure you are following the 1980 Hague Convention which operates between more than 80 countries and defines what constitutes abduction. Without legal advice, you could be facing penalties such as fines or imprisonment if found guilty of child abduction.
Whether you are planning a move overseas with your children or are trying to prevent a former partner from relocating with your children without your permission, you should seek urgent legal advice.
Our Principal Solicitor, Paul Taylor, has worked on a range of international child abduction cases. Let us help you resolve your dispute in an efficient and effective way.
If you need a family lawyer, contact our Edinburgh family team on 0131 550 0414.