Parents who are planning to divorce or recently divorced are probably in the process of figuring out how they can best accommodate their children's needs. Child custody planning can get especially tricky for people who travel a lot for work. Most parents decide to plan a custody schedule that aligns with their schedules.
A U.S. father anxiously awaits the return of a daughter he has barely seen or known. The physician worked tirelessly in a child custody battle to get the young girl back from Japan, where the child's mother took her four years ago.
Of the 1,500 children who were victims of international parental abductions in 2010, less than 600 were recovered and brought back to the United States. The State Department estimates one-third of those children were taken to Mexico by way of border states like Texas.