“Often the Hague Convention works, and it is certainly better than relying on undefined principles of comity that would likely force left-behind parents to litigate the bests interests of the child anew after the other parent forum shops,” said Barry S. Pollack, founding partner of Pollack Solomon Duffy LLP, and former federal prosecutor. Mr. Pollack has handled many Hague Convention cases. He notes though the Hague Convention is not without its drawbacks. “Judges are only guided to make decisions within six weeks, rather than required to do...
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