Minnesota child custody modification with parents in different states

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Out of Sight But Not Out of Mind: Minnesota child custody modification with parents or children in different states  While you might generally be thrilled to have your ex living in a different state from you, this situation does bring up potential complications about which state’s courts will have jurisdiction to determine child custody issues relating to your children.  As we discussed in a previous post, many states, including Minnesota,   have enacted a law called the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) to help alleviate the potential for bureaucratic complications to custody issues when the parents and/or …

Out Of State Custody Decisions In Minnesota

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The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act With everyone being more mobile than they were 50 years ago and parents no longer necessarily living in the same area in which they grew up, families often end up in different states following a divorce.  When there are child custody issues involved in the divorce, a situation can arise where a parent has a custody decision from a court in one state that he or she wants to enforce in another state.  Or, one parent may want to commence new custody proceedings in one state, while the other parent feels the …