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unhappy

When parents abduct their own children they often believe they are doing it in the best interest of the child. They are acting sometimes out of fear and their own selfish desire to protect their relationship with the child, but most convince themselves their efforts will help the child. Unfortunately, child abduction rarely benefits the […]

reunited

Parental abduction during or after a divorce is one of the most devastating things that can happen to a family. Emotions run high as a marriage is ending, and often the fear and resentment that couples feel drive them to do things they might not otherwise do. This is especially true if a custody battle […]

SDNY

Ari Gourvitz was admitted to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York in order to represent a client in a case filed pursuant to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.  The Father seeks the return of children to Norway.

Elliot and Ari Gourvitz were admitted to the District of Vermont in April 2018.  The firm was hired to represent the Father, a Petitioning parent, pursuant to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects on International Child Abduction.  The Mother abducted her two children from Mexico City, Mexico, to Burlington, Vermont.   Originally admitted pro hac […]