Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction And Enforcement Act *

TITLE I. GENERAL PROVISIONS
  • 75. Short title and statement of legislative intent
  • 75-a. Definitions
  • 75-b. Proceedings governed by other laws
  • 75-c. Application to Indian tribes
  • 75-d. International application of article
  • 75-e. Effect of child custody determination
  • 75-f. Priority
  • 75-g. Notice to persons outside state
  • 75-h. Appearance and limited immunity
  • 75-i. Communication between courts
  • 75-j. Taking testimony in another state
  • 75-k. Cooperation between courts; preservation of records
TITLE II. JURISDICTION
  • 76. Initial child custody jurisdiction
  • 76-a. Exclusive, continuing jurisdiction
  • 76-b. Jurisdiction to modify determination
  • 76-c. Temporary emergency jurisdiction
  • 76-d. Notice; opportunity to be heard; joinder
  • 76-e. Simultaneous proceedings
  • 76-f. Inconvenient forum
  • 76-g. Jurisdiction declined by reason of conduct
  • 76-h. Information to be submitted to court
  • 76-i. Appearance of parties and child
TITLE III. ENFORCEMENT
  • 77. Definitions
  • 77-a. Enforcement under Hague Convention
  • 77-b. Duty to enforce
  • 77-c. Temporary visitation
  • 77-d. Registration of child custody determination
  • 77-e. Enforcement of registered determination
  • 77-f. Simultaneous proceedings
  • 77-g. Expedited enforcement of child custody determination
  • 77-h. Service of petition and order
  • 77-i. Hearing and order
  • 77-j. Warrant to take physical custody of child
  • 77-k. Costs, fees and expenses
  • 77-l. Recognition and enforcement
  • 77-m. Appeals
  • 77-n. Role of prosecutor or public official
  • 77-o. Role of law enforcement
  • 77-p. Costs and expenses
TITLE IV. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
  • 78. Application and construction
  • 78-a. Severability clause
(* Sections refer to New York State Domestic Relations Law Article 5-A.)