Tag Archives: International Custody

Hague Convention and Divorce

In October of 1980 The Hague Convention concluded and was entered into force by the signatories in 1983.  The Convention was drafted to ensure the prompt return of children who have been abducted from their country of habitual residence or wrongfully retained in a contracting state not their country of habitual residence. The following excerpts …. Read More

Divorce Can Set You Adrift

Being adrift is not a comfortable feeling; in fact the sense of anchor-less-ness can be very disorienting and scary. We are land creatures and like the stability of the ground, so when we face something that pulls the rug out from under us, like a divorce, our sense of control and direction can be lost …. Read More