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Parental kidnapping takes place when a parent takes away, keeps, or hides a child against the custody order. Parental kidnapping is also known as "child snatching", "child stealing" and "parental abduction". Parental kidnapping is most often during a divorce proceeding and most often committed by a mother.
Parental kidnapping is a felony crime that can cause a parent to permanently lose custody of their child. Parental kidnapping also causes emotional, psychological and other types of harm to a child. Depending on the state, it can be punishable by up to 3 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
Parental kidnapping lawyers understand how serious parental kidnapping matters are. They place priority on the well-being of children that have fallen victim to kidnapping by their own parent. It is important to hire a parental kidnapping lawyer especially in complex international abduction matters, to ensure your rights as a parent are protected.
If your child has been kidnapped, or if you need defense against a parental kidnapping claim, speak to a parental kidnapping lawyer today. Attorney Search Network can help you find an experienced parental kidnapping lawyer in your area that can represent you.
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