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What Is the UCCJEA?
What Is the UCCJEA?

Child custody determinations are incredibly difficult to navigate when both parties are present and living in the same state. But what happens if one parent lives in a different state, or even across the country? And which state’s court is responsible for handling a divorced ...

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