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Re A (Child Abduction: Art 13(b)) [2021] EWCA Civ 328

Date:18 MAR 2021
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(Court of Appeal (Civil Division), Peter Jackson, Haddon-Cave, Elisabeth Laing LJJ, 09 March 2021)

Abduction – Hague Convention 1980, Art 13(b) – Order to return child to USA – Appeal – Evidence of deterioration in mother’s mental health

The mother’s appeal from a return order was allowed.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2021] EWCA Civ 328

Case No: B4/2020/2104

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
(FAMILY DIVISION)
Mr Leslie Samuels QC (sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge)
FD20P00139

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 9 March 2021

Before :

LORD JUSTICE PETER JACKSON
LORD JUSTICE HADDON-CAVE
and

LADY JUSTICE ELISABETH LAING 

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Re A (Child Abduction: Article 13b)

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Teertha Gupta QC, Maggie Jones, and Lisa Edmunds (instructed by Ben Hoare Bell LLP) for the Appellant
Michael Gration (instructed by International Family Law Group) for the Respondent

Hearing date : 25 February 2021

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Approved Judgment

Covid-19 Protocol: This judgment was handed down remotely by circulation to the parties’ representatives by email, release to BAILII and publication on the Courts and Tribunals Judiciary website. The date and time for hand-down is deemed to be at 10:30am on Tuesday, 9 March 2021

Judgment: Re A (Child Abduction Art 13(b)) [2021] EWCA Civ 328

 

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