Eastern District Judge Sterling Johnson Jr. accepted two exceptions offered by the mother to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction - that the two children were "well settled" in Brooklyn, and that the older child, a 15-year-old girl, was mature enough to make her own decision about where she wanted to live.
Mexico-Born Kids Can Stay in N.Y., Judge Rules
New York Law Journal
March 11, 2013
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