Parental Kidnapping & Child Custody

We can help you keep your child safe!

Kidnapping seems like something reserved for the movies, but it is a prevalent problem in families, especially when two parents are at odds due to child custody orders. Do you fear that your former spouse may try to kidnap your child to evade or break a custody arrangement? You are not alone. Patricia Barberis, A Law Corporation, is equipped with the resources to defend your rights.

The act of parental kidnapping can violate custody orders already in place, or it can cause the court to forfeit that parent’s right to any degree of custody. Whatever your situation, don’t wait until something serious to get help. Consult with our Torrance child custody lawyers before a crisis emerges.

What constitutes parental kidnapping?

There are three main factors that determine whether parental kidnapping occurred, including:

  • The legal status of the offending parent
  • Whether court orders exist regarding custody
  • The intent of the offending parent

Most custody arrangements set up physical boundaries for both parents when spending time with the child. Breaking these orders is a direct violation of the law and can result in serious repercussions. Even if custody orders do not currently exist, the act of parental kidnapping can be enough to restrict the offending parent’s future relationship with the child.

Experienced Child Custody Attorneys in Torrance & South Bay, CA

We understand that for many families, parental kidnapping is a very real threat and requires that swift action be taken. Your child is deserving of a safe environment and final custody orders should reflect that. Our goal is to eliminate threats to your child, restore the peace to your relationship, and exact justice on the offending parent.

Not only are our child custody attorneys backed by more than 50 years of experience, we have proven success when handling custody cases. Take advantage of our skill by calling us to schedule your confidential consultation!