Go To All Reported Federal and New York State Hague Convention Cases listed in a separate Alphabetical  table of cases with the case name and citation, with comprehensive summaries of each individual case.      

          Go To All Reported Federal Hague Convention Cases and New York State Hague Convention cases organized by name, citation, subject matter and country, with comprehensive summaries of each individual case.                         

           Go To Unreported Federal Cases decided under the Hague Convention  listed in a separate Alphabetical table of cases. They are organized by name, citation, subject matter and country, and have either comprehensive summaries or slip copies of each opinion.    


New and Recent Hague Convention International Child Abduction Cases (Click on name of case)

Skolnick v Wainer, 2013 WL 6732656 (D.Conn.) [Singapore] [Federal & State Judicial Remedies] [Motion to Dismiss] [Consent or acquiescence]

Mendoza v Silva, 2013 WL 6491479 (N.D.Iowa) [Mexico] [Habitual Residence] [Consent or acquiescence] [video testimony] [Petition Granted] [Stay pending appeal denied]

Mauvais v. Herisse, 2013 WL 6383930 (D.Mass.) [Canada] [Federal & State Judicial Remedies] [Temporary Restraining Order]

Carvajal v. Chavarria,--- F.Supp.2d ----, 2013 WL 6442704 (D.Conn.) [Costa Rica] [Rights of Custody] [Consent ] [Grave risk of harm] [Petition Granted][

Application of Gavia v Hernandez, 2013 WL 6115725 (D. Utah) [Mexico] [Guardian ad litem] [Well-Settled] [Age and Maturity] [Petition Denied]

Londono v Gonzalez, 2013 WL 6093782 (D. Mass)  [Colombia] [Habitual Residence] [Petition Denied]

Montero-Garcia v. Montero, 2013 WL 6048992 (W.D.N.C.) [Dominican Republic] [Attorneys Fees]

Valenzuela v Michel, 2013 WL 6038240 (9th Cir., 2013) [Mexico] [Habitual Residence]

West v Dobrev, 2013 WL 5813749 (10th Cir, 2013) [France] [Belgium] [Summary Determination]

Haruno v Haruno, 2013 WL 5663070 (D.Nev.) [New Zealand] [Habitual Residence] [Consent]

Avila v. Morales, 2013 WL 5499806 (D.Colo.) [Mexico] [Habitual Residence] [Telephone appearance]

Haylock v. Ebanks, 2013 WL 5410463 (E.D.La.) [Honduras] Necessary Costs and Expenses]

Skolnick v. Wainer, 2013 WL 5329112 (E.D.N.Y.)) [Singapore] [Federal & State Judicial Remedies] [Jurisdiction][Venue]

Gee v Hendroffe, 2013 WL 5375294 (D.Nev.)  [South Africa] [Federal & State Judicial Remedies] [Jurisdiction] [Venue]

Caro v Sanchez, 2013 WL 5300671 (D.N.J.) [Spain] [Consent] [Petition Denied]

Matter of S.E.O. and Y.O., 2013 WL 4564746 (S.D.N.Y.)) [Turkey] [Costs and Expenses] [Clearly Inappropriate]

Yaman v. Yaman, --- F.3d ----, 2013 WL 4827587 (C.A.1 (N.H.)) [Turkey] [Now Settled] [Equitable Tolling] [Article 18] [Guardian Ad Litem] [Petition Denied]

Murphy v. Sloan, 2013 WL 4725120 (N.D. California) [Ireland] [Temporary Restraining Order] [No Security Required] [Deposit Passports]

Biel v. Bekmukhamedova, --- F.Supp.2d ---- 2013 WL 4574161 (E.D. Louisiana.) [Luxembourg] [Younger and Colorado River Abstention]

Culculoglu v Culculoglu, 2013 WL 4045905 (D.Nev.)) [Canada] [Consent or Acquiescence] [Petition Denied]

Matas-Vidal v. Libbey-Aguilera, 2013 WL 3995300 (D.Utah) [Mexico] [Temporary Restraining Order Granted] [Well-Settled] [Age and Maturity] [Petition Denied]

Acosta v Acosta,--- F.3d ----, 2013 WL 3970239 (C.A.8 (Minn.)) [Peru] [Grave Risk of Harm] [Expert opinion]

In re D.T.J., 2013 WL 3866636 (S.D.N.Y.) [Hungary] [Well Settled] [Age & Maturity] [Grave Risk of Harm] [Petition Denied]

Munoz v. Rivera, --- F.Supp.2d ----, 2013 WL 563419 (W.D.Tex.) [Mexico] [Grave Risk of Harm] [Petition Granted]

Paulus ex rel. P.F.V. v. Cordero, 2013 WL 432769 (M.D.Pa.) [Dominican Republic] [Attorney Fees and Costs] [Pro Bono Counsel]

Gallardo v. Orozco, --- F.Supp.2d ----, 2013 WL 3803905 (W.D.Tex) {Mexico] [Habitual Residence] [Patria Potestad] [Petition Granted]

Mlynarski v. Pawezka, --- F.Supp.2d ----, 2013 WL 1150310 (D. Mass, 2013) [Poland] [Grave Risk of Harm] [Petition Granted]

Hirst v. Tiberghien, 2013 WL 1867343 (D.S.C.) United Kingdom] [Age & Maturity] [Guardian] [Visitation] [Petition Granted]

Headifen v. Harker, 2013 WL 2538897 (W.D.Tex.) [New Zealand] [Habitual Residence] [Petition Denied]

Aranda v Serna, 2013 WL 665064 (M.D.Tenn.) [Mexico] [Well Settled ][Age and Maturity] [Petition Denied]

Selo v. Selo, 2013 WL 878959 (E.D.Mich.) [Switzerland] [Habitual Residence] [Petition Denied]

Burch v Burch, 2013 WL 1909472 (S.D.Ind.) [Finland] [Habitual Residence] [Rights of Custody] [Petition Granted]

East Sussex Children Services v. Morris, --- F.Supp.2d ----, 2013 WL 243403 (N.D.W.Va.) [United Kingdom] [Rights of Custody] [Deposit Passport] [Petition Granted]

Berezowsky v. Ojeda, 2013 WL 150714 (S.D.Tex.) [Mexico] [Habitual Residence] [Rights of Custody] [Deposit Passport] [Petition Granted]

Taylor v Hunt, 2013 WL 620934 (E.D.Tex.) [Canada] [Habitual Residence] [Grave Risk of Harm] [Guardian Ad Litem] [Guardian Fees] [Petition Granted]

Carranco v Munoz, 2013 WL 150760 (D.N.J.) [Mexico] [Habitual Residence] [Petition Granted]

Hamprecht v Hamprecht, 2013 WL 1155675 (M.D.Fla.) [Germany] [ Attorney's Fees and Costs]

Bedder v Bedder, 2013 WL 504022 (S.D.Ohio) [Canada] [Habitual Residence] [Petition Granted]

Yaman v. Yaman, 2013 WL 322204 (D.N.H.) [Turkey] [Well-Settled] [Equitable Tolling]

Vujicevic v. Vujicevic, 2013 WL 2627132 (W.D.Wash.) [Croatia] [Age & Maturity] [Petition Denied]

Romero-Mejia v. Ivers, 2013 WL 1412237 (E.D.Wash.) [Mexico] [Federal & State Judicial Remedies ][Temporary Restraining Order]

Demaj v Sakaj, 2013 WL 1131418 (D.Conn.) [Italy] [Habitual Residence] [Petition denied]

Londano v Gonzalez, 2013 WL 1934043, (D. Massachusetts) [Colombia] [Federal & State Judicial Remedies] [Temporary Restraining Order]

Wood v Wood, 2013 WL 1907492, (E. D. Washington) [United Kingdom] [Federal & State Judicial Remedies ][Temporary Restraining Order] [Deposit Passport with Court]

Culculoglu v Culculoglu, 2013 WL 1413231 (D.Nev.) [Canada] [Federal & State Judicial Remedies] [Temporary Restraining Order Granted] [Delivery of Passport to Court]

Arulpragasam v. Bronfman, 2013 WL 2249256 (E.D.N.Y.) [England] [Federal & State Judicial Remedies] [Use of Pseudonyms in Civil Litigation]

Walker v Walker, 2013 WL 1110876 (N.D.Ill.) [Australia] [Habitual Residence] [Age & Maturity] [Petition Granted]

Aly v. Aden, 2013 WL 593420 (D. Mn) [Canada] [Habitual Residence] [Grave Risk of Harm] [Attorneys Fees & Costs Clearly Inappropriate] [Petition Granted]

Bernal v. Gonzalez,--- F.Supp.2d ----, 2012 WL 7113186 (W.D.Tex.) [Mexico] [Habitual Residence] [Rights of Custody] [Grave Risk of Harm] [Article 16 & 17] [Petition Granted]

Redmond v Redmond, --- F.3d ----, 2013 WL 3821595 (C.A.7 (Ill.))[Ireland] [Habitual Residence]

Broca v Giron,--- Fed.Appx. ----, 2013 WL 3745985 (C.A.2 (N.Y.)) [Mexico] [Well-Settled]

Jakubik v Schmirer, 2013 WL 3465857 (S.D.N.Y.) [Hungary] [Federal & State Judicial Remedies] [Intervention By Child Subject of Proceeding]

Souratgar v. Fair, --- F.3d ----, 2013 WL 2631375 (C.A.2 (N.Y.))[Singapore] [Grave Risk of Harm] [Fundamental Freedoms]

Guzzo v. Cristofano, --- F.3d ----, 2013 WL 2476835 (C.A.2 (N.Y.))  [Italy] [Habitual Residence]

White v White, --- F.3d ----, 2013 WL 2284877 (C.A.4 (Va.)) [Switzerland] [Rights of Custody]

White v White, 893 F.Supp.2d 755 (E.D. Va, 2013) [Switzerland] [Attorneys Fees and Costs]

Hofmann v Sender,--- F.3d ----, 2013 WL 1955846 (C.A.2) [Canada] [Habitual Residence] [Consent or Acquiescence]

Vasconcelos v. Batista, 2013 WL 600200 (C.A.5 (Tex.)) [Brazil] [Age and Maturity]

Chafin v Chafin, --- S.Ct. ----, 2013 WL 598436 (U.S.) [Scotland][ Federal & State Judicial Remedies - Appeals - Mootness]

Ozaltin v Ozaltin, 708 F.3d 355 (2d Cir. 2013) [Turkey] [Rights of Access] [Attorney Fees]

Ermini v Vittori, 2013 WL 1703590 (S.D.N.Y.) [Italy] [Grave Risk of Harm]

Filipczak v Filipczak, 2013 WL 692694 (2d Cir 2013)  [Poland] [Federal & State Judicial Remedies] [Well Settled]

Patrick v. Rivera-Lopez, --- F.3d ----, 2013 WL 388053 (C.A.1 (Puerto Rico)) [Puerto Rico] [Federal & State Judicial Remedies - Bond] [Rights of Custody]




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