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Meaning of “Home State”

Posted on : September 12, 2016, By:  Christopher Hildebrand
Meaning of Home State

Meaning of “Home State” Arizona adopted the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (“UCCJEA”). This law provides rules to determine which state has jurisdiction in competing child custody actions. Jurisdiction is based on which state has “home-state” status under the law. In the case of Welch-Doden v. Roberts, 42 P.3d 1166 (2002), the Arizona Court […]

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