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Law on Notarial Acts, Revised

The Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (RULONA) governs actions by a notary public, including taking an acknowledgment, administering an oath or affirmation, witnessing or attesting a signature, and certifying a copy of a document. RULONA allows electronic notarization using technologies...


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Wills Recognition Act

The Uniform Wills Recognition Act (UWRA) implements an international convention calling for all countries and states to adopt a uniform formality for executing wills. The act also allows probate courts of the enacting state to recognize any will meeting the act's requirements. For further...


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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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Transboundary Pollution Reciprocal Access Act

The Model Transboundary Pollution Reciprocal Access Act (MTPRAA) overcomes procedural obstacles that prevent a pollution victim in one state or province from seeking enforceable remedies in the state or province where the pollution originated. For further information about UTSA please contact...


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Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act

The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) limits the state with jurisdiction over child custody to one, avoiding competing orders. The act also provides enforcement provisions for child custody orders. For more information about the UCCJEA, please contact ULC...


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Child Abduction Prevention Act

The Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act (UCAPA) provides courts with guidelines to follow during custody disputes and divorce proceedings in order to help them identify families at risk for abduction and prevent the abduction of children. For more information about UCAPA please contact ULC...


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Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act

The Uniform Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act (UFCMJRA) provides updated rules and procedures for the recognition of money judgments rendered in other countries. For further information about enacting the UFCMJRA, please contact ULC Legislative Counsel Kaitlin Wolff at 312-450...


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Recognition of Substitute Decision-Making Documents Act

The Uniform Recognition of Substitute Decision-Making Documents Act (URSDDA) is a joint endeavor of the Uniform Law Commission and the Uniform Law Conference of Canada. The project was undertaken to promote the portability and usefulness of substitute decision-making documents for property,...


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Law Enforcement Access to Entity Information Act

The Uniform Law Enforcement Access to Entity Information Act (ULEAEIA) preserves the traditional confidentiality of entity ownership and requires the filing of the name of an individual who would be responsible for obtaining, maintaining, and verifying record ownership information. For further...


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Recognition and Enforcement of Canadian Domestic-Violence Protection Orders Act

The Uniform Recognition and Enforcement of Canadian Domestic-Violence Protection Orders Act (URECDVPOA) provides for the enforcement of domestic violence protection orders issued by Canadian courts. Reflecting the friendship between the United States and Canada, citizens move freely between the...