2013 Mississippi Code
Title 93 - DOMESTIC RELATIONS
Chapter 27 - UNIFORM CHILD CUSTODY JURISDICTION AND ENFORCEMENT ACT
Article 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 93-27-105 - International application


MS Code § 93-27-105 (2013) What's This?

(1) A court of this state shall treat a foreign country as if it were a state of the United States for the purpose of applying Articles 1 and 2.

(2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (3), a child custody determination made in a foreign country under factual circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standards of this chapter must be recognized and enforced under Article 3.

(3) A court of this state need not apply this chapter if the child custody law of a foreign country violates fundamental principles of human rights.

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