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Nonparent Custody and Visitation Act

The Uniform Nonparent Custody and Visitation Act (UNCVA) provides states with a uniform framework for establishing child custody and visitation rights of nonparents. For further information about enacting the UNCVA please contact ULC Legislative Counsel Lindsay Beaver at (312) 450-6618 or...


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Unsworn Declarations Act

The Uniform Unsworn Declarations Act (UUDA) permits the use of unsworn declarations made under penalty of perjury in state courts. Under the Act, unsworn declarations may be used in lieu of affidavits, verifications, or other sworn court filings if they were made under penalty of perjury and use...


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Veterans Treatment Court Act

The Model Veterans Treatment Court Act (MVTCA) allows a state to implement diversionary courts for veterans of the U.S. armed services. Veterans’ courts have been created in a number of judicial districts around the United States to ensure that veterans in the criminal justice system receive...


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Unsworn Domestic Declarations Act

The Uniform Unsworn Domestic Declarations Act (UUDDA) permits the use of unsworn declarations made under penalty of perjury in state courts when the declaration is made within the boundaries of the United States. Under the Act, unsworn declarations may be used in lieu of affidavits,...


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Audio-Visual Deposition Act

The Model Audio-Visual Deposition Act (MAVDA) authorizes the use of audio-visual means for the recording of depositions. The recorded material becomes an official record of the deposition. The act can be adopted by legislation or by court rule.


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Foreign Money Claims Act

The Uniform Foreign Money Claims Act (UFMCA) simplifies international business by allowing courts in the US to accept or render judgments valued in foreign currency. For further information about the UFMCA, please contact ULC Legislative Counsel Kaitlin Wolff at 312-450-6615 or kwolff...


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Federal Lien Registration Act

The Uniform Federal Lien Registration Act (UFLRA) provides for the registration of federal liens by procedures consistent with normal recording of mortgages in local real property records and with the normal filing of security interests in personal property.


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Declaratory Judgments Act

The Uniform Declaratory Judgments Act (UDJA) authorizes courts to adjudicate actual controversies concerning legal rights and duties even though traditional remedies for damages or equitable relief are not available. It thus provides a means for settling disputes by judgments which do no more...


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Class Actions Act

The Model Class Actions Act (MCAA) provides complete procedures to govern the conduct of a class action law suit. It sets forth the requirements that must be satisfied if a class action is to be brought, and it authorizes the certification of a class action.


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Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act

The Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act (UEFJA) provides a simplified way of enforcing judgments entered in another state, implementing full faith and credit.