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Child Custody Richmond Virginia Lawyer Lack Jurisdiction Home State Code 20-126

If you are dealing with a child custody case in Richmond, Virginia or about to go through a child custody case in Richmond, Virginia, contact us for help.

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Wash v. Wash

Facts:

Plaintiff mother appealed a decision of the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court of Richmond County (Virginia) that dismissed her proceeding for custody. Defendant father filed a motion to dismiss the petition for lack of jurisdiction..

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Holdings:

The Virginia Court made the following holding:
  • . A court of the Commonwealth which is competent to decide child custody matters has jurisdiction to make a child custody determination by initial or modification decree if the Commonwealth is the home state of the child at the time of commencement of the proceeding, or it is in the best interest of the child that a court of this commonwealth assume jurisdiction because (i) the child and his parents, or the child and at least one contestant, have a significant connection with the Commonwealth, and (ii) there is available in the Commonwealth substantial evidence concerning the child’s present or future care, protection, training, and personal relationships. Va. Code Ann. § 20-126.

If you are dealing with a child custody case in Richmond, Virginia or about to go through a child custody case in Richmond, Virginia, contact us for help.

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best result possible based on the facts of your case. Our law firm has the necessary experience to assist you with this matter.

A Sris
Sris Law Group
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