Parental child abduction Bulgaria
After the increased mobility of EU citizen in Bulgaria and common marriages and cohabitations with foreigners increases the risk of parental child abduction in Bulgaria.
Child abduction is a very traumatic experience for the both sides and for the kid.
There are legal procedures in place to ensure that the children are returned to their country of residence, but how long it will take will depend on the country concerned, the circumstances of the case and indeed whether the child can be traced.
It is important to establish as soon as possible what your parental rights are under the local law of the country to which your child has been taken.
You should obtain urgent legal advice about the laws and practice for the country concerned and the position regarding legal aid for legal costs.
This statement again concerns disputes relating to the unlawful detention or transfer of a child to a territory other than the country of habitual residence of a child.
Consideration of the issue is necessary due to the frequent cases in which parents living in different countries have a dispute over where and with whom the child should live.
At one point, usually due to a misunderstanding between the parents, one comes with the child to Bulgaria and refuses to return to the country where they all lived together before.
Bulgaria as a full member of EU is place for legal cases of international abduction of a child by a parent. After the divorce or separation, one of the both parent decides to take the child to another country.
He dissatisfied with the court decision or in the hope that the court in his or her homeland will be more favorable to him or her.
Parental responsibility in child abdiction cases
The exact definition of child abdiction has been given in Hague Convention of International Child Abduction.
Parental child abduction occurs when a person takes a child away from the country of habitual residence.
That is the country they normally reside in, without the permission of either those with parental responsibility or the courts. In these cases, however, decisions are made in the
А/best interests of the child,
B/if it turns out that the return of the child would put him or her at risk of physical or mental harm, the court will not order the child to be taken away or detained. the return of the child to the country of his habitual residence.
According to the recommendations of the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference, states should promote legislation to reduce the risk of abduction.
Does your partner take your child to another EU country without your permission ?
The procedure of legal aid by parental child abduction Bulgaria
We could help you take the necessary steps to get your child back. The central bodies, determined according to Hague Convention is Bulgarian Ministry of Justice
- International Legal Protection of the Child and International Adoptions Directorate
- International Legal Cooperation and European Affairs Directorate
The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction aims :
Does your partner take your child in breach of a court order?
For help and support on how to get your child back, please call us to speak to one of our child abduction experts on + 359 897 90 43 91 or send us a mail firstname.lastname@example.org