Hinte said there seemed to be momentum to finally pass the UCCJEA
here last session.
[section] 155.201(b) (West 2016) (governing intrastate moves); UCCJEA
[section] 201 (a)-(b) (governing interstate moves).
a "money hook" to motivate state adoption of the UCCJEA
jurisdictional outcome would have been different under the UCCJEA
3d DCA 1983) (affirming a trial court's refusal to recognize a Bahamian child custody order in which the Bahamian court failed to materially comply with the standards set forth in the UCCJEA
(28) Ultimately, the Jurisdiction Enforcement Act (UCCJEA
) was born out of the ashes of the UCCJA and PKPA, in an effort to finally clarify and streamline determinations of jurisdiction and choice of law in custody disputes.
The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA
), (263) drafted in 1997 and now adopted by forty-eight states, (264) governs child abductions and custody disputes between most American states.
EL requests  a declaration that the UCCJEA
and the Uniform Interstate Family and Support Act [UIFSA] are unconstitutional,  an injunction preventing Delaware from registering or enforcing current or future custody orders registered pursuant to Delaware law, and  an injunction precluding private parties from registering or enforcing the French custody orders.
In affirming a trial court's refusal to register an out-of-state custody judgment under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act, "the Illinois Supreme Court has reconfirmed how vital communication between courts is in determining jurisdiction" in cases involving competing custody proceedings, says UCCJEA
maven Celia Gamrath of Chicago.
Child custody cases conceivably implicate a web of jurisdictional statutes, including the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act (UCCJA), (85) the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA
), (86) the Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act (PKPA), (87) the VAWA, (88) the Violence Against Women Act of 2000 (VAWA 2000), (89) and the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), (90) among others.
Every state except Massachusetts has adopted the UCCJEA
. Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, UNIFORM L.
Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA
) Affidavit, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.902(d), must be completed and attached if the modification(s) you are seeking involves temporary custody of any minor child(ren).