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Divorce With Kids – Virginia Lawyers

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Markel v. Markel

Facts:

Appellant spouse sought review of a decision the Circuit Court of Hanover (Virginia), which ruled that it had jurisdiction over the issue of child custody in divorce proceedings initiated by appellee spouse.

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Holdings:

The Virginia Court made the following holding:
  • Va. Code Ann. § 20-129(A) applies only to proceedings in another state where the court is exercising jurisdiction “substantially in conformity” with the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act (UCCJA). Under the emergency jurisdiction provision of the UCCJA, the court may assume jurisdiction if the child is physically present in the state and it is necessary in an emergency to protect the child from mistreatment or abuse, either actual or threatened. Ill. Rev. Stat. ch. 40, para. 2104; Va. Code Ann. § 20-126(A)(3).
  • The kids welfare is the paramount concern for courts in determining the most appropriate forum for a custody dispute.
  • The burden is on the party who alleges reversible error to show that reversal is justified.

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Article written by A Sris
Sris Law Group
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