UCCJEA

Can I Take My Child Out of the State During a Custody Dispute?

Can I Take My Child Out of the State During a Custody Dispute?

Typically, during the outset of a separation, a party may consider moving to a new state and want to take his/her child with them to start a new life.  That may well be a very bad idea depending on the circumstances.  This blog post discusses the UCCJEA, which stands for the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act.

Custody Across State Lines (the UCCJEA and You)

Custody Across State Lines (the UCCJEA and You)

One of the things I love about going to court is the ability to listen to other cases.  At the very least I'm usually highly entertained and sometimes I pick up some interesting legal tidbits.  Monday I got the opportunity to learn a little more about the UCCJEA and North Carolina.  For those of you that are not up on your acronyms UCCJEA stands for Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act.