ULC

Legislative Fact Sheet - Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act

Act Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
Origin Completed by the Uniform Law Commissioners in 1997.
Description This Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act limits the state with jurisdiction over child custody to one, which avoids competing orders. The Act also provides enforcement provisions for child custody orders.
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Approved by the American Bar Association

Enactments Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
2014 Introductions Massachusetts
Staff Liaison(s) Casey Gillece