2013 Code of Alabama
Title 30 - MARITAL AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS.
Chapter 3C - ALABAMA UNIFORM CHILD ABDUCTION PREVENTION ACT.
Section 30-3C-5 - Jurisdiction.


AL Code § 30-3C-5 (2013) What's This?
Section 30-3C-5Jurisdiction.

(a) A petition under this chapter may be filed only in a court that has jurisdiction to make a child-custody determination with respect to the child at issue under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, Chapter 3B of this title.

(b) Notwithstanding subsection (a), a court of this state has temporary emergency jurisdiction to take action under this chapter if a child is present in this state and the court finds there is a credible risk of abduction.

(Act 2010-212, p. 339, §5.)

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