Guide: Nebraska Parental Kidnapping Laws

Nebraska Parental Kidnapping Laws

Kidnapping is described as the act of taking or holding a person at a hidden or undisclosed site against their will. This act is a crime and may be done to extort ransom or as part of another crime or it can be done in connection with disputes over child custody. Kidnapping is classified into two categories under Nebraska law: first-degree and second-degree kidnapping. Nebraska Law R.R.S Neb. S 28-31 states that kidnapping has been committed if a person abducts another or having kidnapped another, he/she continues to restrain the abducted person with the intent to: Hold the person for ransom or […]

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Guide: Kansas Parental Kidnapping Laws

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Every year about 200,000 children are abducted by a parent in the United States with Kansas contributing to the numbers. Parental kidnapping is a traumatic experience that the other parent or child must never go through, but sadly it does happen. Taking a child away from their other parent without consent or going against custody agreements may be considered parental kidnapping and will lead to a conviction by law. Kansas statutes Section 21-5409 identifies parental kidnapping as the act of “taking or enticing away any child under the age of 16 years with the intent to detain or conceal the child from their […]

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How Do I Report International Parental Kidnapping?

Parental Kidnapping

Parental abduction or kidnapping is a serious crime that can have lasting consequences for the child and their family. If your child has been abducted and removed from the country by the other parent, you can take steps to locate them and ensure their safety. What is International Parental Kidnapping? International parental kidnapping is the illegal removal of a child from the home country by one parent without the other left-behind parent’s consent or knowledge. In most cases, one parent commits this crime against the other to gain custody of their shared children. Additionally, international parental abduction can also occur […]

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Can a Parent Be Charged with Kidnapping in the Philippines?


Kidnapping in the Philippines is a serious crime. However, viewpoints of parental relationships are different from one culture to another. In some countries, such as the Philippines, a parent is allowed to take their children without consent from the other parent. So, can a parent be charged with kidnapping in the Philippines? Kidnapping of a Minor Defined Kidnapping is any act of taking or detaining another person against their will by force or deception, intending to hold them for ransom or reward. The act must also involve either transporting the victim to a different location or holding them hostage in […]

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How to Prevent a Parental Abduction

Parental Abduction

The abduction of a child is high on the list of things every parent fears most. When a child is missing and the clues are limited or absent, the fear, dread, and anguish can be all-consuming. Any parent would agree that preventing a child’s abduction is better than experiencing one, even if it is an abduction by the other parent.   Unfortunately, when parents separate, it is often on disagreeable terms. When this happens, the duty of sharing the responsibility of caring for a mutual child can become an extreme challenge. If one parent is dead set against maintaining an […]

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