International Parental Child Abduction

The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction came into force between the United States and the United Kingdom on July 1, 1988.  For in-depth information on the workings of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, visit the Department of State’s International Parental Child Abduction Page.

Child Custody Solicitors:  The Embassy maintains a list of solicitors who specialize in international child custody issues.  For more information, please click on this link, Child Custody Solicitors.  For a list of child custody solicitors in Scotland, please call the Consulate on 0131 556 8315.  For information about locating a child custody solicitor in Northern Ireland, contact the Belfast Consulate at 02890-386104 or email acsbelfast@state.gov

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