Tag Archives: child custody


An international custody dispute was not rendered moot by the return of the parties’ child to a foreign country pursuant to a federal court order issued under the Hague Convention. See “International child custody dispute isn’t moot” U.S. Supreme Court. ...

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Does an appeal of a U.S. District Court’s ruling on a Petition for Return of Children pursuant to the International Child Abduction Remedies Act become moot after the child returns to his or her country of habitual residence? Chafin v. ...

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Va. woman fails to give up child to ex-partner

A woman at the center of a complex dispute with her former lesbian partner defied a court order to give up custody of her 7-year-old daughter Friday, opening the door to possible criminal charges.

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