- An individual entitled to notice under §§ 16-4501 through 16-4524 (the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act) may challenge a standby guardianship designation order by initiating a child custody proceeding in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia or in any court that could exercise jurisdiction in accordance with §§ 16-4501 through 16-4524.
- An order of custody issued by a court of competent jurisdiction supersedes any designation of standby guardianship.
Historical and Statutory
Legislative History of Laws
For Law 14-152, see notes following § 16-4801.
DC CODE § 16-4809
Current through December 11, 2012
(June 25, 2002, D.C. Law 14-152, § 2, 49 DCR 4248.)