Know the Laws: Kansas
UPDATED August 3, 2016
Parental kidnapping can be quite complicated. For specific advice, please contact a lawyer who is familiar with Kansas custody laws. For free and paid lawyers, go to our KS Finding a Lawyer page. You can also contact us directly if you need additional information.
State-specific information about abduction prevention orders, which can be used as a tool in trying to prevent parental kidnapping. For additional general information about parental kidnapping, which could be relevant to Kansas residents, click on the General Parental Kidnapping Information below.
This page addresses some general (not state-specific) laws of one parent taking a child out of the state or country, without the other parent's consent.
WomensLaw.org would like to thank Pamela Burrough Jacobs, Immigration Project Attorney at the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence for her help in compiling this section.