In a Hague Convention return case, a mother retained her 6 year old daughter after the time she promised the father she would return her to the United Kingdom and kept the child with her in New Jersey. The father, a corporal in the British Army, failed to safeguard his daughter from sexual abuse from […]


On May 3, 2016, New York Supreme Court Ordered a minor’s return to her habitual residence which the Court found to be Cardiff, Wales. In this case, the mother received father’s permission to go on vacation with their 3 year old daughter to Bangladesh. When they did not sign in for their return trip from […]

Hague Convention Child Abduction Case

On May 29, 2015 the Supeior Court of New Jersey Appellate Division ruled in favor of Gourvitz & Gourvitz LLC in a Hague child abduction case involving the award of attorney fees to Plaintiff. The Court ultimately found that, ” Defendant’s arguments lack sufficient merit to warrant discussion in a written opinon,” and that there […]

The Gourvitz Firm which successfully returned a child kidnapped from Trinidad and Tobago to New Jersey was both congratulated and asked for help on a similar case. Despite the fact that Trinidad and Tobago had not formally been a part of the Hague Convention, Gourvitz’s “Encyclopedic knowledge of wrongful removal and retention cases was deemed […]

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