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The DC Code: § 16-4809 Challenging a standby guardianship designation.

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