• Does anyone owe maintenance to you or your child?
  • Do you wish to recover the maintenance from abroad?
  • Do you live abroad but the person, who does not pay the maintenance to you or your child, moved to the Czech Republic?
  • Are you at your wits’ end when it comes to these issues (for example, which court should rule on the issue?)

> Click here for more information on maintenance recovery.

Child Abductions

  • Are you concerned about the other parent moving abroad with your child permanently and you do not wish that to happen?
  • Has this situation already occured?
  • Do you want to move abroad with your child but the other parent does not want to give consent?
  • Has the other parent abducted the child from his/her permanent residence abroad to the Czech Republic and does not want to return the child to the country in which she/he lived before?

> Click here for more information on child abductions.

Intercountry Adoptions

  • Do you wish to adopt a child from abroad or in the Czech Republic?
  • Do you wish to acquire further information about the procedures of the Office and possible further steps in accordance with international obligations of the Czech Republic?

> Click here for more information on international adoptions.

Right to contact with the child

  • Are you a parent of a child who lives in a different country and the other parent does not enable or deprives you of the contact with your child?
  • In what manner can I attain regular contact with the child again?

> Click here for more information on the righto to contact with the child.

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Office for International Legal Protection of Children

Silingrovo namesti 3/4
602 00 Brno, Czech Republic

tel.: 00420 542 215 522

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Office hours for consultations

Wed9:00 - 17:00

Other hours for individual consultations can be arranged with prior telephone agreement with competent lawyer.

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Tue8:00 - 16:00
Wed8:00 - 17:00
Thur8:00 - 16:00
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