23.03.2020 – an article by Ganna Garo on “The relevance of the issue of international child abduction today” was published on the website of the Ukrainian National Bar Association (UNBA).
The main thing in international child abduction disputes is the time. You have to act immediately. If you miss the one-year application deadline, the court has a legitimate reason for refusing to comply the child’s return claim. Why? Because the child is already accustomed to the new place of residence and returning the child to the country of previous residence will be contrary to his/her best interests. Plus, this is a straightforward rule – an exception for denying a claim under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction in 1980.
Full article on the link