Child Custody And Visitation In Palm Beach County, Florida

Under Article 3 of the Hague Convention, a person may file a petition for the return of the child in any court which is authorized to exercise its jurisdiction in the place where the child is located at the time that the petition is filed. ” Article 3 of the Hague Convention provides that the removal of a child is wrongful where it is in breach of the rights of custody of another person, and those rights were actually being exercised or would have been exercised but for the removal. See Hague Convention, art. 3. A person may file a petition under the Convention for the return of a child “in any court… which is authorized to exercise its jurisdiction in the place where the child is located at the time the petition is filed.” 42 U.S.C. § 11603(b).” Wigley v. Hares

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