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The DC Code: § 16-4604.05 Jurisdiction.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)
A petition under this subchapter may be filed only in a court that has jurisdiction to make a child-custody determination with respect to the child at issue under §§ 16-4601.01 to 16-4604.02.
A court of this state has temporary emergency jurisdiction under § 16- 4602.04 if the court finds a credible risk of abduction.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-378, see notes following § 16-4604.01. Uniform Law This section is based upon § 5 of the Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act. See Vol. 9, Pt. 1A, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on Westlaw. DC CODE § 16-4604.05 Current through December 11, 2012


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