International Parental Kidnapping and Child Abductions are handled by the lawyers at this law firm who work with the U.S. Department of State – Office of Children’s Issues. When a child is abducted FROM the United States and taken to a foreign country that is considered an OUTGOING case by the U.S. Department of State.
The Department of State has a website that will help explain the procedure here.
Responding to an International Parental Child Abduction
The Office of Children’s Issues is prepared to assist you as you pursue recovery of your abducted child. You will be assigned a specific case officer who can assist you with opening a case with your local law enforcement, searching for your child, understanding the legal process, and in other ways.
As a starting point for this bewildering experience, please learn about these five steps to responding to an international parental child abduction, and be in touch with our office. We will help you each step of the way.