What is the law when parents abduct their children?


Author: Teresa Cullen


According to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the number of parental child abduction cases has more than doubled over the last decade, with two children being abducted each day.

On 1 April 2014 Japan formally acceded to the Hague Convention on international child abduction. Japan had been subject to significant international pressure from the 90 countries around the world who were already signatories.

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Teresa Cullen, Partner, Fladgate LLP (tcullen@fladgate.com)

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