“I’m goin’ to leave ol’ Texas now.
They’ve got no room, for the longhorn cow … “
A very peculiar case, involving international law and an application for a Passport order.
SC and BH 2014
This case had started as Hague Convention proceedings in England in 2010. The father, a Texan, had applied for the Court to return the child to him in Texas, on the basis that the mother had unlawfully removed the child. That hearing did not go too well for the father
- During the course of his judgment in the Hague Convention case, His Honour Judge Jenkins made a number of damning findings in relation to the father’s credibility and approach to the case. These included evidence that the father produced:
“… showed the father’s lack of self-awareness. It demonstrates his insensitivity to the feelings of others, including the mother. He was shown not to be credible on matters that went to the heart of the evidence and also on matters…
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