Child Abduction in the UK
The expression "Child Abduction" conjures up images of a child being snatched off the street, in other words, a kidnapping. It has a different meaning in disputes between parents. "Child Abduction" in this setting means one parent taking or keeping a child without the consent of the other parent or the permission of a Court.
If, contrary to an agreement or a court order, your children have been removed from their home, you should seek urgent legal advice.
Likewise, if you have taken the children from their home you need immediate advice about your legal position.
If you fear that an abduction may be about to take place, then speed is of the essence to try to prevent the child's removal.
Our team of family lawyers act for parents whose children have been abducted and for parents who have removed their children without the necessary consent. If you require out of hours support please ring 07875 739552.