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Recovery Orders and Urgent Applications

A recovery order is a Court order authorising and directing either the parent who removed the child/ren from the resident parent to return the child/ren or authorising and directing the Police, to recover and return the child to a parent or a person whom has parental responsibility for the child.

Applications for Recovery Orders can be made and heard on an urgent basis. If there is a risk that the child could be taken overseas, then provisions can be made in the application which seeks to; prevent the issue of or surrendering of the child’s passport, as well as, placing the child on the airport watchlist.

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If you are facing a situation where your child has been unlawfully removed, seek immediate legal assistance. Contact Coutts Family Law today to discuss your options and pursue the necessary steps to ensure the safe recovery of your child.


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