May 21, 2010

Abbott v. Abbott: Removal Of Child From Home State

U.S Supreme Court in Abbott v. Abbott decision this week

Removal of a child from home state ( here, Chile) to U.S. by custodial parent without seeking '' ne exeat" visitation parent's consent is a breach of a right of custody under the Hague Convention on Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction giving rise to the "return remedy" under the Convention.  See Full Document.