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International Parental Child Abduction

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Prevention

Prevention

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If you believe your child is in the process of being abducted by a parent, legal guardian, or someone acting on their behalf, here are steps you can take immediately to help prevent the abduction:  

  • Contact the Office of Children’s Issues, Prevention Team, at 1-888-407-4747 (U.S. or Canada), or +1 202-501-4444 (from abroad)
  • Obtain a court order
  • Contact law enforcement
  • Contact airport police and airlines

Click here to learn more about these steps.


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