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CUSTODY AND ACCESS - Offences and penalties - Child abduction - Hague Convention

Tuesday, May 02, 2017 @ 6:59 AM  

Appeal by the mother from an order requiring her to return the parties’ five-year-old daughter to Croatia. The parties lived in Croatia. The child was born in 2011. A Croatian court made a temporary parenting order in October 2012, entrusting the mother with the child’s care, and acknowledging that the father had a right to meetings and visits. The Court subsequently recognized that, while the mother was the most important figure in the child’s life, she had been unjustifiably preventing the father from having direct contact...