Louisville, KY asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Litigation for Kentucky

Q: When a court order violates UCCjEA

Court A already made the initial Custody determination. Court B refuses to give full faith a credit to existing judgement. Retains case from court A for two yrs. Court A is as circuit court. Court B us a district Court. UCCjEA requires communication, full faith and credit and priority to child cases. If Court B refuses to abide by the provisions of the UCCjEA. Are those order deemed a violation therefore invalid. And should Court A retain jurisdiction or decline as an inconvenient forum. Even though it has exclusive continuing Jurisdiction over the case for 10yrs.

1 Lawyer Answer
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: The Circuit Court should retain jurisdiction.

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