Family Law: termination of parental rights, rights of the child, child support. (Russia)
We would like to be informed about the general questions as
1. Which court has a
jurisdiction over the case of requesting a return of
a child under the Hague Convention?
2. What is the general proceedings of the court procedure of a child
return like in Russia? Especially, please let us know the time period
between the filing and a court order, which is recommended to be six weeks
under the Hague Convention.
3. If a request for return of a child is filed, what kind of defense is
available for the defendants (Taking Parents) under the implementation law
of the Hague Convention of Russia?
4. What kind of documents are necessary to initiate the court procedure
under the Hague Convention in Russia? Especially, are the original
documents required? Do you need the translation of the documents into
We would appreciate your comments to the above points.