- A court of the District which does not have jurisdiction to modify a child-custody determination may issue a temporary order enforcing:
- A visitation schedule made by a court of another state; or
- The visitation provisions of a child-custody determination of another state that does not provide for a specific visitation schedule.
- If a court of the District makes an order under subsection (a)(2) of this section, it shall specify in the order a period that it considers adequate to allow the petitioner to obtain an order from a court having jurisdiction under the criteria specified in subchapter II of this chapter. The order remains in effect until an order is obtained from the other court or the period expires.
Historical and Statutory
Legislative History of Laws
For D.C. Law 13-293, see notes following § 16-4601.01.
This section is based upon § 304 of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (1997 Act). See 9, Part IA, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on Westlaw.
DC CODE § 16-4603.04
Current through December 11, 2012
(Apr. 27, 2001, D.C. Law 13-293, § 2(d), 48 DCR 2214.)