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Length:
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In this two-part CPDcast series Mandeep Gill from The International Family Law Group provides a practical guide to conducting child abduction cases including the procedural requirements and key considerations professional advisers should bear in mind when acting in this often sensitive and complex area of law.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Be aware of the kind of circumstances that can lead to international parental child abduction ;
  • Be aware of how an abduction occurs under the Hague Convention;
  • Know how an application is made under the Hague Convention for the return of a child who has been abducted to England and Wales;
  • Know when legal aid will be available in Hague Convention cases;
  • Know what Tipstaff Orders are and how they work in practice;
  • Be aware of the defences available to an application under the Hague Convention;
  • Have considered the practical issues to be borne in mind if an order for return is made in a case at the final hearing stage;
  • Appreciate what happens if a court declines to order the return;
  • Know the common pitfalls to be aware of when conducting child abduction cases;
  • Understand why it is vital for a without notice application to be made in accordance with court procedure rules.
Level:
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Practical Guide
Procedural
Sources and References:
  • B v A [2012] EWHC 3127 (Fam);
  • Cambra v Jones [2013] EWHC 88 (Fam);
  • Child Abduction Act 1984;
  • Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction 1980;
  • Re ZA (2012) EWCA Civ 1396.
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In this two-part CPDcast series Mandeep Gill from the IFLG provides a practical guide to the conduct of child abduction cases.

Date Recorded: 14th August 2013

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