Recovery of Children
If your ex-partner has relocated with your child or has overheld your child and has not obtained your permission first, your lawyer can file an Application with the Court seeking a Recovery Order for the child to be returned to you. A Recovery Order can authorise or direct someone or an entity (such as the Australian Federal Police) to take action to recover a child to be returned to:
You can apply for a Recover Order if:
If you do not know where the child is, you may also apply for a Location Order which will direct a person or entity to provide information which may assist with determining the whereabouts of a child.
The Court will make an assessment of what is in the best interests of the child and, if satisfied, will make a Relocation Order which may direct any of the following:
If your child has been relocated without your permission, you should urgently contact Aston Legal Group on 8391 8411 to book a free 30-minute consultation to discuss making an Application for a Recovery Order.