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Child Custody Richmond Virginia Lawyers Divorce Jurisdiction Home State

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.

Block v. Block

Facts:

Plaintiff mother filed a bill of complaint for divorce and custody of her minor children. Defendant father filed a motion to dismiss the court’s jurisdiction for determining custody of the parties’ minor children.

If you are facing a Child Custody case in Richmond, Virginia, contact a SRIS Law Group lawyer for help.  You can reach us at 888-437-7747

Holdings:

The Virginia Court made the following holding:
  • The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act (UCCJA) as adopted by Virginia prohibits a court from asserting jurisdiction over a custody determination if the matter is already pending in a court of another state exercising jurisdiction substantially in conformity with the UCCJA..
  • Under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act, a court has jurisdiction over a custody determination if it sits in the “home state” of the child when the proceeding begins.

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
1-804-201-9009

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