NCMEC Not Handling Incoming Child Abduction Cases

Posted by Jeremy Morley | Feb 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children has announced that as of April 1, 2008 it will no longer handle any aspect of incoming child abduction cases arising under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. As the U.S. Central Authority, the U.S. Department of State has decided to assume all responsibility for managing incoming Hague Convention cases -- that is, for children who have been abducted from a foreign country and taken to the United States.

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Jeremy Morley

Jeremy D. Morley was admitted to the New York Bar in 1975 and concentrates on international family law. His firm works with clients around the world from its New York office, with a global network of local counsel. Mr. Morley is the author of "International Family Law Practice,...


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