What happens to a child that was legally abducted under US law,

Asked about 1 year ago - New York, NY

What happens to a child that was legally abducted under US law, to another country that returns to the USA a few days after her 18 birthdays? She wants to speak to the US family court judge that gave custody to her father, and held he mother in contempt of court. She is afraid that if her mother returns to the USA she will be arrested. Her mother is in another country.

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  1. Eric Edward Rothstein

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    Answered . How can someone be legally abducted?

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and have been doing criminal defense work for over 17 years. I was... more
  2. Mary Katherine Brown

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    Answered . I suggest the mother and daughter contact a local attorney to discuss their goals, the relevant history and current circumstances in a confidential setting, and then be guided accordingly. Good luck!

    Ms. Brown may be reached at 718-878-6886 during regular business hours, or anytime by email at: marykatherinebrown@... more
  3. David Ivan Bliven

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    Answered . See my prior answer to your duplicate post.

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