Child Custody Jurisdiction Under the UCCJEA: Navigating the Complexities
Determining Where to Initiate or Maintain a Custody Action and Leveraging Enforcement or Modification Remedies
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will prepare family law attorneys to identify the critical factors that determine which state is appropriate to initiate or maintain an existing child custody action under the UCCJEA. The panel will discuss how to utilize the UCCJEA to enforce or modify child custody orders across state lines.
- Initial Jurisdiction and the UCCJEA
- Modification Jurisdiction and the UCCJEA
- Enforcement Jurisdiction and the UCCJEA
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What are best practices for handling child custody issues in divorce settlements in anticipation of potential future jurisdictional issues?
- What are the key enforcement remedies available under the UCCJEA?
- How can the UCCJEA be effectively utilized for modification of a custody order involving parties from different jurisdictions?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Valerie D. Arnold
Arnold Rodman & Pletcher
She practices in all areas of family law including interstate and international divorce and child custody, Hague... | Read More
She practices in all areas of family law including interstate and international divorce and child custody, Hague Convention and non-Hague parental child abduction, and parental child abduction prevention. She speaks nationally and internationally on family law matters and has published numerous articles on interstate and international family law.Close
Lisa A. Pletcher
Arnold Rodman & Pletcher
She has been licensed to practice law in Minnesota since 2005, and has focused exclusively on family law since 2006.... | Read More
She has been licensed to practice law in Minnesota since 2005, and has focused exclusively on family law since 2006. Her family law practice focuses primarily on divorce, child custody, child support, parenting time, adoption, Orders for Protection, and interstate and international family law issues.Close
John T. Kelleher
Kelleher & Kelleher
He is an AV rated attorney and a certified family law specialist. He has practiced law in Nevada since 1996, focusing... | Read More
He is an AV rated attorney and a certified family law specialist. He has practiced law in Nevada since 1996, focusing primarily on family law. In 2009, John was appointed by the Eighth Judicial District Court Family Division to serve as a Pro Tem Hearing Officer in guardianships, juvenile delinquency, domestic violence and mental health.Close