Posts Tagged ‘Uniform Interstate Child Custody Jurisdiction & Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)’

Correct result, questionable rationale on multi-state child custody jurisdiction appeal

In 2007 South Carolina substituted the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act (UCCJA) for the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA). S.C. Code Ann. § 63-15-300, et seq.  The change was intended, in part, to correct a few loopholes in the power of courts of one state to take jurisdiction and modify another state’s […]


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