is india in hague convention country? husband and wife are on h1 work visa and if wife gets sole custody and takes child to india can the husband file case in us court telling to bring child back to us? or the case then needs to be held in indian courts. please advice.
Whether India is a signatory to the Hague convention on child kidnappings or not does not matter at all. Every country favors its own citizens in situations such as this. In this case I expect Indian courts to favor the parent who returns or chooses to remain in India and has the child in his possession and physical custody.
Consult with a family lawyer in your area, and also with an Indian.."solicitor" ? or "barrister"? (What the h... are they called there? )
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