Colorado: Mexican “Patria Potestas” Provides Custody per Hague Convention

U.S. District Court of Colorado: Mexican  Concept of “Patria Potestas” Provides Custody per Hague Convention

Colorado, April 10, 2008: In re The matter of Liebrman v. Tabachnik (2008) 625 F. Supp.2d 1109,  the U.S. District Court, analyzed the concept of “Patria Potestas” or “Parental Authority” under the Mexican law, its relation to the custody . . . → Read More: Colorado: Mexican “Patria Potestas” Provides Custody per Hague Convention

U.S. SUPREME COURT: Culture, Determinative Factor in International Child Abduction

Judges Must Avoid Imposing Their Own Cultural Preferences in Hague  Convention Disputes

Washington, May 17, 2010: Mr. Abbot, British, married, Mrs. Abbot,  U.S. citizen, had a child, A.J.A.,  in Hawaii, and lived in Chili, where they got divorce. Under Chilean law, Mrs. Abbot received custody of A.J.A., and Mr. Abbot was granted the visitation with the . . . → Read More: U.S. SUPREME COURT: Culture, Determinative Factor in International Child Abduction