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Absent custody order, dad can?t abduct his own child (access required)

A biological father cannot be convicted of abducting his own child where no court order spells out custody arrangements, the Virginia Court of Appeals has ruled in a case of first impression. Nor can the father's fiancee, who drove the car that took the 10-month-old child away from its mother, be convicted of abduction. The court ...