Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
A law in every state that determines which court has jurisdiction over custody matters involving children—in other words, where a custody action can be brought if the children have lived in different places in the period just before the custody action begins.
Category: Divorce & Family Law → Divorce, Child Support & Custody

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