The Department of State places the highest priority on the welfare of children, and is deeply committed to assisting children and parents involved in international parental child abduction cases. As part of our efforts, the Office of Children’s Issues maintains an Attorney Network. Our Network’s attorneys provide legal representation to parents involved in international parental child abduction cases.
See Appendix H for sample pleadings
Expert Hague judges in the U.S. and abroad are available to answer questions and provide guidance to judges hearing Hague cases.
Please note that the Hague Abduction Convention is not an exclusive remedy in the United States. Other remedies may exist under U.S. domestic laws. For examples, see “Civil Laws” below.
Assessing the Need for Prevention
Passport Issuance & Prevention Tools
Other Useful Forms
See this page here.