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Jenkins v. Jenkins, No. 08-3534

In a petition under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction seeking the return of Petitioner's son to her custody in Israel, judgment for Respondent is affirmed where Petitioner failed to establish that there was an actual "removal or retention" by Respondent or that the alleged retention was "wrongful."

Read Jenkins v. Jenkins, No. 08-3534

Appellate Information

Argued: December 11, 2008

Decided and Filed: July 1, 2009


Opinion by Judge Daughtrey

Dissent by Judge Kennedy


For Appellant:

Frederick J. McGavran, Frost Brown Todd LLC, Cincinnati, OH

For Appellees:

Shawn P. Hooks, Holzfaster, Cecil, McKnight & Mues, Dayton, OH