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Returning abducted children – the Hague Convention in action

Request a Call Back The 1996 Hague Convention will apply for all child abduction matters outside of the scope of Brussels II bis, which applies when the child or children concerned are either habitually resident in an EU member state or an EU member state has already made orders in relation to that child or children, […]

A question of ‘habitual residence’

Request a Call Back Susi Gillespie looks at the decision in RE: ALCOTT (1) [2016] EWHC 2413 (Fam) and the question of ‘habitual residence’ in child abduction cases under the Hague Convention There are many benefits to having parents from different countries and culture – in many cases it can mean children growing up speaking more […]