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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
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Course Aims:

This podcast aims to introduce the listener to the topic of international parental child abduction. It sets out the law relating to child abduction under the Hague Convention and considers the available defences to an application under the Convention. It will also consider some of the practical issues to be aware of when dealing with these cases.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know what child abduction is and how the Hague Convention applies;
  • Understand how abduction occurs under the Hague Convention;
  • Know what the defences are to an application under the Hague Convention;
  • Be aware of the legal aid position in Hague Convention cases;
  • Know how long Hague Convention cases take to conclude;
  • Be aware of what happens when an order for the child to return to the original country is made;
  • Know happens when the court declines to order a return;
  • Understand how to begin a Hague application and what it will entail;
  • Have considered what can be done to trace a child’s exact whereabouts;
  • Be aware of what court remedies will be available to prevent an abduction;
  • Be able to advice a parent on what to do if the child has been abducted to England and Wales from a non Hague signatory country;
  • Know what a left behind parent can do if their child has been abducted from England and Wales.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
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In this podcast Mandeep Gill from the International Family Law Group gives an introduction to the topic of international parental child abduction. Mandeep will set out the relevant law and some of the practical issues to be taken into account in these cases.

Podcast added: 01/08/2011

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