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  • Added on: 5 January 2021 |First Instance

    Wallace v. Williamson 2020 ONSC 1376|CANADA - ONTARIO |HC/E/CA 1496

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    Grounds

    Habitual Residence - Art. 3 | Settlement of the Child - Art. 12(2)

    Order

    Return ordered

    Article(s)

    3 12

    Ruling

    The court ordered the return of the child to the USA.

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  • Added on: 5 January 2021 |Appellate Court

    J.M. v. I.L., 2020 NBCA 14 |CANADA - NEW BRUNSWICK |HC/E/CA 1495

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    Grounds

    Habitual Residence - Art. 3

    Order

    Appeal dismissed, return refused

    Article(s)

    3

    Ruling

    Appeal dismissed, the child was habitually resident in Canada. 

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  • Added on: 5 January 2021 |Appellate Court

    Farsi v. Da Rocha, 2020 ONCA 92 |CANADA - ONTARIO |HC/E/CA 1494

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    Grounds

    Habitual Residence - Art. 3

    Order

    Appeal dismissed, return refused

    Article(s)

    3

    Ruling

    Appeal dismissed, return refused. The child was habitually resident in Canada.

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  • Added on: 5 January 2021 |First Instance

    Al-Hadad v. Al Harash, 2020 ONCJ 269 |CANADA - ONTARIO |HC/E/CA 1493

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    Grounds

    Grave Risk - Art. 13(1)(b)

    Order

    Appeal dismissed, return refused

    Article(s)

    13(1)(b)

    Ruling

    Application dismissed. Return refused as there would be a grave risk of harm to the child if he was returned to Germany.

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  • Added on: 5 January 2021 |First Instance

    A.M. v. A.K. 2020 ONSC 3422 |CANADA - ONTARIO |HC/E/CA 1492

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    Grounds

    Habitual Residence - Art. 3

    Order

    Appeal dismissed, return refused

    Article(s)

    3

    Ruling

    Application dismissed. The children were habitually resident in Canada.

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  • Added on: 18 November 2020

    Order issued by Koblenz Higher Regional Court – 13 UF 67/20 |GERMANY |HC/E/DE 1491

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    Grounds

    Habitual Residence - Art. 3 | Rights of Custody - Art. 3 | Grave Risk - Art. 13(1)(b)

    Order

    Appeal dismissed, return ordered

    Article(s)

    3 13(1)(a) 13(1)(b)

    Ruling

    The mother’s complaint appeal (Beschwerde) was rejected and the order for return was maintained with the specification that the child was to be returned to Spain but not necessarily to Madrid.

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  • Added on: 18 November 2020

    Order issued by Thuringia Higher Regional Court – 2 UF 485/19 |GERMANY |HC/E/DE 1490

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    Grounds

    Grave Risk - Art. 13(1)(b)

    Order

    Appeal dismissed, return ordered

    Article(s)

    13(1)(b)

    Ruling

    The mother’s complaint appeal was rejected and the order to return the children remained in place.

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  • Added on: 18 November 2020 |Appellate Court

    A.W. vs. L.O.D.|PANAMA |HC/E/PA 1489

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    Grounds

    Habitual Residence - Art. 3 | Removal and Retention - Arts 3 and 12 | Grave Risk - Art. 13(1)(b) | Procedural Matters

    Order

    Appeal allowed, return ordered

    Article(s)

    3 7 13(1)(b)

    Ruling

    Appeal allowed; return ordered. The Appellate Court held that the Article 13(1)(b) exception was not established.

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  • Added on: 18 November 2020 |Appellate Court

    A.G.O. s/ Restitución Internacional|PARAGUAY |HC/E/PY 1488

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    Grounds

    Habitual Residence - Art. 3 | Removal and Retention - Arts 3 and 12 | Rights of Custody - Art. 3 | Consent - Art. 13(1)(a) | Human Rights - Art. 20 | Procedural Matters

    Order

    Appeal dismissed, return ordered

    Ruling

    Appeal rejected. Return ordered.

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  • Added on: 11 November 2020 |Appellate Court

    Simpson v Hamilton [2020] NZSC 42 |NEW ZEALAND |HC/E/NZ 1487

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    Grounds

    Procedural Matters

    Order

    Appeal dismissed, return refused

    Article(s)

    13(2) 12(2)

    Ruling

    The Supreme Court dismissed the appeal. 

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