TITLE

Uniform Act untangling child custody snarls

PUB. DATE
February 1979
SOURCE
American Bar Association Journal;Feb79, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p175
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the need for the enactment of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act in the U.S. Restriction of the court's power to change custody decrees rendered in another state; Responsibility of local district attorneys to locate absent parents and children; Recognition and enforcement of the custody decree of another state if that state had jurisdiction to render a decree.
ACCESSION #
4790283

 

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