As reported by TMZ, Gotham star Morena Baccarin recently received permission of the Court to travel to Brazil with her three year old son in order to visit the child’s ailing grandmother, despite the objections of the child’s father, Austin Chick. In making its decision, the Court noted that the Mr. Chick waited too long […]
Giersch accused Rutherford of kidnapping the children and his lawyer called it an abduction. New York ordered for Kelly to return her children to their father in Monaco, based on the Hague Convention (which ensures that rights of custody and access under the law of one of the Member States are respected by other Member States by requiring a parent who internationally abducts their child in breach of their custody right to return the child to the parent with custody). A U.S. appeals court refused to hear Rutherford’s appeal.
The Hague Convention is an international treaty designed to return abducted children to their parents. Most of us thought that it worked pretty well. After all, the Convention itself is fairly clear.