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The situation when the child is taken to another country can be very difficult and scary for parents.

In each case important to follow certain steps and rules to protect the rights and interests’s child. Italy, as a member of the European Union, complies with international standards regarding the rights of the child, including the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

The Italian justice system has a lot of experience in solving family conflicts and security observance of the rights of the child.

But worth remembering that it is a country with its own rules and laws regarding education and care of children, and it is important to understand them, in order to avoid negative situations.

For example, Italian social services can take the child from the parents, accusing them of neglecting the child. In this article, we will consider what to do if you find yourself in a similar situation situation.

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Contact a lawyer:

The first and most important step in this situation is to consult a qualified lawyer, especially if you are in another you don’t know the country’s local laws and procedures. A lawyer can provide you with the necessary legal support and advice on how to act.

Find out why:

Try it establish the reason and grounds for your child’s selection. Importantly understanding why it happened to you can act according to the circumstances.

Preferably requires written clarification. It may require cooperation with local bodies and services.

Keep all documents:

Keep all documents that relate to your child and her burns, including birth certificates, medical certificate cards, court decisions, and other important documents.

It will help you and yours the lawyer should be prepared for any discussions and negotiations.

Cooperate with a lawyer:

Your lawyer will be your main ally in this situation. Cooperate with him in all aspects of the case and follow through with his recommendations.

Depending on the circumstances the lawyer will offer you legal case mechanisms solution problems:

  • Cooperation with the Ministry of Justice, the Commissioner of the Verkhovna Rada on Human Rights, the Italian Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
  • Appeal to the court in Ukraine with a claim about the place of residence child/installation graphics communication with the child/elimination obstacles in collusion child/deprivation of parental rights
  • Appeal to law enforcement organs.

Contact the consular services:

If you are a citizen of another country, contact the consular services of your country countries in Italy. They can provide you with consultation support and protect your rights as citizens.

Execute court decision:

If it comes to a lawsuit, follow through with court decisions, even if you don’t agree with them. Violation of court decisions can worsen the situation

Selection child in Italy (as well as in any other country) is a serious and difficult situation, and it is important to act carefully and wisely.

Given the international context, it should follow laws and regulations, and do everything possible to ensure the well-being of your child.

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