Steeg Law recently represented a mother from Thailand in a case under the Hague Convention on International Child Abduction brought against the father who illegally detained his children in Louisiana. The firm successfully obtained a federal court judgment requiring the return of children to Thailand.
“This case was a departure from the real estate litigation that the firm typically handles, but we were happy to play a role in reuniting the mother with her children,” Charles L. Stern, Jr. said.
Steeg Law was engaged as local counsel by a Washington, D.C. firm that handles a lot of these so-called Hague Convention cases around the country. The case was filed here because the father is originally from New Orleans, and he brought the children here from Thailand. The firm was also involved in one other similar case involving a mother from Mexico, but that was resolved before trial.