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Child abduction

What is child abduction?

Child abduction is a criminal offence and can include:

  • Taking a child abroad without the other parent’s consent or without the consent of the court;
  • Not returning a child from abroad for example after an agreed holiday.

Depending on your circumstances the other parent may not need your consent to legally take your child abroad.

To speak to one of Mills & Reeve’s expert international child abduction lawyers, call 0344 880 2966.

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