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(Family Division, Mostyn J, 26 February 2019)Abduction – Egypt – Child’s location unknown – Father claimed he did not know – Series of orders by courts in England and...
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(Court of Appeal, Patten, Moylan, Peter Jackson LJJ, 25 May 2018)Abduction – Wrongful retention – Return order under Hague Convention or BIIAThe Court of Appeal held that a court should defer making a...
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(Court of Appeal, Moylan, Peter Jackson LJJ, 27 March 2018)Abduction – Return order – Uncertainty over whether mother would obtain a visa for USA – Children to be returned regardless - Appeal The...
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(Court of Appeal, Civil Division, McFarlane, David Richards and Peter Jackson LJJ, 27 March 2018)Abduction – Hague Convention 1980 – Wrongful retention – False assertions of consent and acquiescence –...
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(European Court of Human Rights, 6 March 2018)Abduction – Hague Convention – Refusal to return on the basis of Art 13(b) – Refusal to recognise judgment granting father custody due to likely...
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(Family Division, Baker J, 28 February 2018)Abduction – Habitual residence – Jurisdiction – Arts 8, 13, BIIA – s 8 Children Act 1989 – Appeal The father’s appeal from a decision finding that the...
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(Family Court, Mostyn J, 31 January 2018)Abduction – Return order – Application to set aside The mother’s application to set aside the return order was refused.For comprehensive, judicially approved...
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(European Court of Human Rights, 18 January 2018)Abduction – Return order – Failure to effect prompt return of child – European Convention, Art 8The Polish courts’ failure to enforce the return order...
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