A Primer on the Hague Convention for State Court Judges

Judge James Garbolino discusses the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction and the treaty’s application to state court judges. U.S. state court judges are empowered to enforce the treaty’s provisions when one parent abducts their child in search of a more sympathetic court in a different nation.

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