Daily Archives : July 27, 2007

Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act (UCCJEA)

All fifty states have enacted the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act, also known as the UCCJEA. The purpose of the statute is to provide some degree of uniformity for determining which state will have jurisdiction over a child custody/visitation matter….

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Cross-State Custody Cases

An issue I came across recently had to do with a cross-state child custody order. Congress has passed a law to prevent a parent from grabbing the child and rushing to another state in order to get a modification to…

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