Removal of a child from a country

Removal of a child from a country…

An order prohibiting the removal of a child from a country without the noncustodial parent’s consent is enforceable under an international child abduction treaty. In a dispute between the American mother and British father of a 15-year-old boy that has been closely watched by family and international law practitioners, the Supremes resolved a split among the federal circuits over the meaning of ne exeat clauses in child custody orders. Abbott v. Abbott, U.S. (2010); United States Supreme Court, May 20, 2010

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