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Hague Convention Child Abduction Cases

International Child Abduction Remedies Act (ICARA)(42 USC 11601 et seq.)

Thompson Law Advocates P.C. is pleased and honored to provide legal defense representation for parents and their children who flee domestic violence and come to the United States seeking protection. Hague Convention cases, as applied in the United States through the International Child Abduction Remedies Act (42 USC 11601, et seq.), are complicated matters that require real-world experience and specialized skills. These international law cases make stressful demands on the parent and their representatives. Working quickly and thoroughly, the legal team at Thompson Law Advocates proudly and aggressively represents parents in this high-stress situation through knowledgeable counseling, thoughtful case management, and strong courtroom advocacy. The unique talents of our legal team can address all aspects of these demanding cases – in mounting a defense to the Complaint, through Depositions and Discovery, communicating with federal officials, crafting worthy defenses (both domestic and international), and ultimately taking the matter to trial before a Federal Judge, and should it be needed, pursuing an appeal. These cases combine international law with domestic law and federal civil court practice. Working with a legal team that has handled these matters is important. In addition to understanding the law and these cases, having a legal team that advocates for your cause is critical. Hague Convention cases require skillful attention from a skilled legal team – let us protect you and your loved ones.

Client Reviews

The legal representation provided by Peter was honestly exceptional and tailored precisely for my complex situation. My immigration hurdles began in 2010 and did not conclude until 2021. During that lengthy period I had retained the services of about four other attorneys. The service...

Anonymous Client, 2021

I was looking for an attorney to represent me during my citizenship interview. Peter was so friendly and understanding, patient and made me feel comfortable and confident that my case would be okay. He listened to my situation and offered his advice before asking if I wanted him to represent me...

Anonymous Client, 2021

Finding the right legal representation is hard. Peter and his team are amazing. Peter is so down to earth and is so honest. We always felt comfortable asking any questions. His response time is second to none. Knowing that all of the paperwork was being filled out correctly the first time is worth...

Anonymous Client, 2021

A good lawyer is important, a great lawyer is priceless! I met with Peter in 2018, and knew he was the right lawyer for my complicated case. He showed me that he knows immigration law very well, and we built a plan for success. He made sure that I understood what was happening with my case and met...

Anonymous Client, 2022

My dream came true! I came to Lawyer Peter Thompson and his Philadelphia team with a prior deportation order after facing threats of torture in my home country. He was recommended to me. From the very start, Peter was in my corner – very responsive, intelligent, driven, and genuine. He did not just...

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