• Current through October 23, 2012

(a) A court of the District may grant any relief normally available under the law of the District to enforce a registered child-custody determination made by a court of another state.

(b) A court of the District shall recognize and enforce, but may not modify, except in accordance with subchapter II of this chapter, a registered child-custody determination of a court of another state.

(Apr. 27, 2001, D.C. Law 13-293, § 2(d), 48 DCR 2214.)


Legislative History of Laws

For D.C. Law 13-293, see notes following § 16-4601.01.

Uniform Law

This section is based upon § 306 of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (1997 Act). See 9, Part IA, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on Westlaw.