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The DC Code: § 16-4604.04 Actions for abduction prevention measures.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)
a
A court on its own motion may order abduction prevention measures in a child-custody proceeding if the court finds that the evidence establishes a credible risk of abduction of the child.
b
A party to a child-custody determination or another individual or entity having a right under the law of this state or any other state to seek a child-custody determination for the child may file a petition seeking abduction prevention measures to protect the child under this subchapter.
c
The Attorney General for the District of Columbia may seek a warrant to take physical custody of a child under § 16-4604.09 or other appropriate prevention measures.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-378, see notes following § 16-4604.01. Uniform Law This section is based upon § 4 of the Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act. See Vol. 9, Pt. 1A, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on Westlaw. DC CODE § 16-4604.04 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 31, 2009, D.C. Law 17-378, § 2(d), 56 DCR 1572.)