Legal Information: Kansas

Parental Kidnapping

July 7, 2022

I am afraid the other parent will take our children out of the state or country. What can I do?

One option could be to file a petition asking for an abduction prevention order.1 If the judge decides that there is a credible risk that the other parent will abduct the child, the judge could grant you an abduction prevention order.2

1 Kan. Stat. § 23-3804
2 Kan. Stat. § 23-3808(b)

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