Family and Matrimonial Partner Ivan Cheong comments in the Straits Times article titled 'Hide & Seek: Heartbreaking tales of abduction by a parent when marriage sours'

Family and Matrimonial Partner Ivan Cheong comments in the Straits Times article titled 'Hide & Seek: Heartbreaking tales of abduction by a parent when marriage sours'
04 Feb 2019

Eversheds Harry Elias Family and Matrimonial Partner Ivan Cheong comments in the Straits Times article titled 'Hide & Seek: Heartbreaking tales of abduction by a parent when marriage sours'. The article was first published on 2 February 2019.

Hide & Seek: Heartbreaking tales of abduction by a parent when marriage sours

As a new measure that allows parents to seek the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority's help to stop their spouse from abducting their child out of Singapore is put in place, senior social affairs correspondent Theresa Tan spotlights the lengths to which parents go to find their children and bring them home.

Below is an excerpt from the article which features comments from Ivan Cheong:

Lawyer Ivan Cheong of Eversheds Harry Elias advises parents to use legal means to reunite with their child. Snatching a child back is traumatic for the kid and may be illegal, even when the child is wrongfully taken out of Singapore.

"Two wrongs do not make a right," he added.

Full article can be found here.

Source: Straits Times

Author: Theresa Tan

 

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