We are currently discussing a United States Supreme Court case that could have far-reaching effects on international child custody cases involving military parents. As we discussed in the last post, the case involves a military father, a Scottish mother and their 5-year-old daughter.
The daughter primarily lived with the mother in Scotland since her birth; however, when the parents divorced, a trial court in the United States awarded the father custody of the daughter. The mother appealed the trial court's decision and won. The appellate court ordered the girl to be sent back to Scotland with her mother.
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