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§ 5204. Actions for abduction prevention measures

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. § 5204
§ 5204. Actions for abduction prevention measures
(a) Court.--A court on its own motion may order abduction prevention measures in a child custody proceeding if the court finds that the evidence establishes a credible risk of abduction of the child.
(b) Party.--A party to a child custody determination or another individual or entity having a right under the laws of this Commonwealth or any other state to seek a child custody determination for the child may file a petition seeking abduction prevention measures to protect the child under this chapter.
(c) Prosecutors or public officials.--A prosecutor or public authority designated under section 5455 (relating to role of prosecutor or public official) may seek a warrant to take physical custody of a child under section 5209 (relating to warrant to take physical custody of child) or other appropriate prevention measures.

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2014, Jan. 22, P.L. 8, No. 5, § 1, effective in 90 days [April 22, 2014].
23 Pa.C.S.A. § 5204, PA ST 23 Pa.C.S.A. § 5204
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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