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§ 5205. Jurisdiction

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 23 Pa.C.S.A. Domestic RelationsEffective: April 22, 2014

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 23 Pa.C.S.A. Domestic Relations (Refs & Annos)
Part VI. Children and Minors
Chapter 52. Uniform Child Abduction Prevention (Refs & Annos)
Effective: April 22, 2014
23 Pa.C.S.A. § 5205
§ 5205. Jurisdiction
(a) General rule.--A petition under this chapter may be filed only in a court that has jurisdiction to make a child custody determination with respect to the child at issue under Chapter 54 (relating to uniform child custody jurisdiction and enforcement).
(b) Emergency jurisdiction.--A court of this Commonwealth has temporary emergency jurisdiction under section 5424 (relating to temporary emergency jurisdiction) if the court finds a credible risk of abduction.


2014, Jan. 22, P.L. 8, No. 5, § 1, effective in 90 days [April 22, 2014].
23 Pa.C.S.A. § 5205, PA ST 23 Pa.C.S.A. § 5205
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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