There have been many cases in the news of parents kidnapping their own children and fleeing to foreign soil. Even less dramatic than that are the number of parents who leave on approved vacations with their children to other countries never to return, violating custody arrangements and breaking apart families. For parents left behind, the effects are emotionally devastating and the process to regain their children is fraught with legal battles, sometimes confusing international laws and expense often beyond what one can afford. The Hague Convention on...
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