A woman from Salzburg, who lived in Spain for twelve years, traveled with her son (5) to her original homeland and never returned; the father, who is also entitled to custody, applied for the boy to be returned or repatriated – with success.
A remarkable civil case, anything but commonplace and with a particularly emotional background, occupied a judge at the Salzburg district court in the past few weeks. Specifically, it is an (urgent) procedure under the so-called Hague Child Abduction Convention, or HKÜ for short.
The explosive situation: A Salzburg woman who previously lived in Spain for twelve years traveled to her original home with her five-year-old son at the beginning of July 2021. Instead of going back to Spain in mid-July, as planned, she informed the Spanish child’s father that they were not coming …
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