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UCCJEA


definition of UCCJEA:

a law (The Declaration under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act) that provides the court with a legal basis for ruling on the residency and custody of minor children.

UCCJEA, as it might be used:

The mother brought a suit against the child's father and the State, challenging provisions of the UCCJEA.

UCCJEA may also be referred to as:

  • Declaration under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
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