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The DC Code: § 16-4604.06 Contents of petition.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)

A petition under this subchapter shall be verified and include a copy of any existing child-custody determination, if available. The petition shall specify the risk factors for abduction, including the relevant factors described in § 16-4604.07. Subject to § 16-4602.09(e), if reasonably ascertainable, the petition shall contain:

The name, date of birth, and gender of the child;
The customary address and current physical location of the child;
The identity, customary address, and current physical location of the respondent;
A statement of whether a prior action to prevent abduction or domestic violence has been filed by a party or other individual or entity having custody of the child, and the date, location, and disposition of the action;
A statement of whether a party to the proceeding has been arrested for a crime related to domestic violence, stalking, or child abuse or neglect, and the date, location, and disposition of the case; and
Any other information required to be submitted to the court for a child-custody determination under § 16-4602.09.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-378, see notes following § 16-4604.01. Uniform Law This section is based upon § 6 of the Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act. See Vol. 9, Pt. 1A, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on Westlaw. DC CODE § 16-4604.06 Current through December 11, 2012


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