Recovery Orders and Child Relocation

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If your child or children have been removed from your care or your partner has relocated with the child or children without your consent, you should seek family law advice from an experienced Perth family lawyer.

Recovery Orders

Your child may be returned to you through a Recovery Order.

A Recovery order is an order made by the Family Court to return a child who has been moved without consent. This order directs a person to take appropriate action to find, recover and deliver a child to a person. A police officer may be the person to carry this out.

A Recovery order may be used in cases of child abduction.

A Recovery Order may:

A Recovery order may be used in cases of child abduction.

  1. Require the return of a child to an authorised person.
  2. Authorise or directing someone to search any vehicle, place or premises for the purpose of finding a child.
  3. Authorise or directing someone to recover a child using reasonable force.
  4. Give directions about the day to day care of the child until returned.
  5. Prohibit a person from again removing or taking possession of a child.
  6. Authorise or directing someone to arrest a person who again removes or takes possession of a child.

Recovery Orders – Bodekers Family Lawyers & Mediators

Our Legal Practitioner Director Shannon Bodeker has worked exclusively in family law for over 15 years and can assist you in applying to the Family Court for a recovery order for the return of your child or children.

We provide our clients with a complimentary background pre-read which will save you legal fees and time. You can tell us all about your case before you come in for your first family law appointment.

Please note this is not family law advice. It is important to seek specific family law advice. We are very experienced Perth family lawyers and can provide you with the very best legal advice regarding your recovery order and child relocation matter.

For more information regarding our free services in recovery orders please email our Legal Practitioner Director Shannon Bodeker directly at now for your complimentary pre-read and your first appointment at a reduced rate.