By Appelhof, Pfeifer & Hart, P.A. | Published May 26, 2023 | | |
Divorce and custody can be difficult, emotionally fraught proceedings. In some cases, a parent may intentionally keep their child from the other parent. This is colloquially known as “parental kidnapping,” and it can have serious consequences. What is parental kidnapping? Minnesota state law makes depriving another of their custodial or parental rights a felony, punishable Read MoreRead More
Parental kidnapping is defined in court as the removal, concealment or retention of a child in violation of the custody or visitation rights and the child’s own rights. The circumstances may involve a parent attempting to take a child out of the United States, or simply refusing to give a child back after their time Read MoreRead More
It is a more common situation than many people think. A former spouse or partner takes the children and moves them to an unknown location, leaving the other parent unaware of where the kids are and if they are OK. If you are worried there is a fair chance your ex-partner could attempt to take Read MoreRead More
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