PKPA
Category: Divorce & Family Law → Divorce, Child Support & Custody

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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  • PKPA — See Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act …   Black's law dictionary

  • Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act — The federal Parental Kidnapping Protection Act (PKPA), is an Act of Congress signed into law in 1980. The purpose of the Act was to establish national standards for the assertion of child custody jurisdiction within the United States. The Act… …   Wikipedia

  • Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act — (PKPA) A federal law that seeks to control and prevent parental kidnapping by requiring states to ensure parents are in compliance with the terms of the PKPA before the court will make a custody order, and to refuse to enforce child custody… …   Law dictionary

  • Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction And Enforcement Act — The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction And Enforcement Act ( UCCJEA ) is a Uniform Act drafted by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws in 1997. The UCCJEA has since been adopted by 49 U.S. States, the District of… …   Wikipedia

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