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In the Interest of A.N., A Minor Child.

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We will review in detail the extended procedural background of this case. Father and C.W. (Mother) are the biological parents of A.N., who was born in 2011. In June 2012, the Kansas Department of Children and Family Services (DCF) received a report alleging that A.N. w... More...
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W.M. v. V.A.

This is a child custody proceeding arising under the
Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
(UCCJEA, Fam. Code, § 3400 et seq.).1 The proceeding raises
questions of jurisdiction as between California and Belarus.
Under the UCCJEA, a California court otherwise having
jurisdiction cannot exercise its jurisdiction if a child custody
proceeding has already been ... More...
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In Re The Marriage of Gregory Robert Jones and Samantha Lynn White




¶1 Samantha White (Mother) appeals a trial court order finding Oklahoma has jurisdiction, dissolves the marriage between her and Gregory Jones (Father), and awar... More...
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R.B. v. D.R.

Pursuant to California Rules of Court, rules 8.1105(b) and 8.1110, this
opinion is certified for publication with the exception of parts IV.B and V and
Appendix A.
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February 2017, the mother discovered that the father was involved with another woman.
She immediately left for India with the child.
On February 11, 2017, in India, the mother obtained a restraining order givin... More...
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In re the Marriage of: TLM and JWM

Tulsa, OK - In re the Marriage of: TLM and JWM - (Family and Domestic: DIVORCE WITH MINOR CHILDREN)

PETITION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
COMES NOW the Petitioner, TLM, for cause of action against the Respondent, JWM, alleges and states that:
1. Residency. Petitioner is now and has been for more than six (6) months preceding the filing of the Petition herein an actual resident, in ... More...
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Dain Goshee v. Christina Goshee

¶ 1. This case calls upon us to consider Vermont’s statutory residency requirement for filing a divorce action. The trial court dismissed husband’s divorce complaint on the ground that the residency requirement was not satisfied. We affirm.
¶ 2. Husband, Dain Gosbee, filed a divorce action in the Superior Court, Washington Unit, Family Division, on November 1, 2... More...
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In re the Marriage of Matthew J. Sampley and Michelle Dinise Sampley

¶1 Matthew Sampley appeals from an order of the Montana Thirteenth Judicial
District Court, Yellowstone County, dismissing for lack of jurisdiction the parenting and
custody issues Matthew presented in his petition for dissolution of marriage. We affirm.
ISSUES
¶2 We review the following issues:
1. Did the District Court err by refusing to hold a hearing prior to issuing its<... More...
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Heidi Gjersten v. Herman Ter Haar

[¶1] Pursuant to a California court order, Herman Ter Haar (Father) has sole legal and
physical custody of the parties’ child (the child), subject to limited visitation by Heidi
Gjertsen (Mother). Mother appeals from the district court’s order denying her petition for
modification of the California order pertaining to custody, care and visitation with the
child. We conclude th... More...
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In the Interest of S.J.G. and J.O.G., children

This appeal arises from a petition to modify a parent-child relationship. In three issues, the father, Charles Joaquin Greenwald, argues the trial court erred by (1) denying a motion to set aside a Brazos County court’s order; (2) ordering Greenwald to pay $15,404.24 in attorney’s fees to counsel for the mother, Erin Tullos; and (3) failing to contact an Oklahoma court regarding child custody.... More...   $0 (04-09-2015 - TX)

Amy Makaros v. Andrew Cichocki and Shannon Cichocki

Amy Makaros (“Makaros”) appeals the order denying her verified motion to set
aside a final judgment of stepparent adoption. She argues that the trial court erred in
determining that Florida was the child’s “home state” when the final judgment was
entered, and, therefore, the final judgment is void for lack for subject matter jurisdiction.
Utilizing the “tipsy coachmanâ€... More...
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Joseph M. Ocequeda v. Cherisse Perreira

The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA),
adopted by California as Family Code section 3400 et seq., prescribes when a state court
has jurisdiction to make an initial custody determination. Family Code section 3402,
subdivision (g) provides with respect to a child less than six months of age that
jurisdiction rests in the state in which the child “lived... More...
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In re the Marriage of SMC and JCR

Tulsa, OK - SMC sued JCR seeking dissolution (divorce) of their marriage with minor children claiming:

PETITION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
Comes Now Petitioner, SMC, and for her cause of action against Respondent, JCR, alleges and states:
1. Petitioner is now and has been for more than six (6) months immediately preceding the filing of this Petition, a resident of the State of Ok... More...
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Rebecca Lynn Bazilewich v. Troy Matthew Bazilewich

¶1 Appellant, Troy Bazilewich (Father), seeks review of the trial court's order of modification of child support, issued March 4, 2013, wherein Father sought visitation with the minor child and a correct accounting of child support arrearage. In its order, the trial court maintained custody with the child's mother, Rebecca Pennington (formerly Bazilewich), increased Father's child support payment... More...   $0 (09-14-2014 - OK)

In the Interest of J.C.M.

M.L., J.C.M.’s maternal grandmother, filed a petition in Texas seeking modification of a California custody order. J.C.M.’s father, J.M., filed a counter-petition. The trial court signed an order finding that modification is in J.C.M.’s best interest, removing J.M. as joint managing conservator, appointing M.L. as J.C.M.’s non-parent sole managing conservator, and appointing J.M. as a pare... More...   $0 (05-22-2014 - TX)

In re Gino C., et al., Persons Coming Under the Juvenile County

Father and mother appeal a judgment declaring their minor children dependents and denying placement of the children with father. Father contends the juvenile court erred in assuming permanent subject matter jurisdiction over the matter because the court did not comply with the requirements of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) (Fam. Code, § 3400 et seq.) beforehan... More...   $0 (03-14-2014 - CA)

IN THE INTEREST OF B.C.

A mother appeals from termination of her parental rights to one child, B.C., pursuant to Iowa Code sections 232.116(1)(d), (h), (i) and 232.117 (2013). The two issues in this appeal are jurisdictional: The mother argues the Iowa juvenile court in Scott County did not have temporary emergency jurisdiction to enter the removal order and did not have subject matter jurisdiction to enter the terminati... More...   $0 (03-12-2014 - IA)

In the Interest of C.L.B., a Child

Asserting twenty-five issues, Appellant K.L. appeals the trial court’s termination of her parental rights to her son C.L.B. after a jury trial. We will affirm. Background: C.L.B. was born in Indiana in July 2010 and lived there with Appellant, his mother, and Harry, his now-deceased father. On September 18, 2011, when C.L.B. was approximately fifteen months old, Appellant and Harry signed a writ... More...   $0 (02-20-2014 - TX)

In the Matter of Loren S. Campbell v. Angela M. Tardio

Mother challenges the trial court's exercise of jurisdiction and its award of 2 custody to father. We affirm, finding jurisdiction under the Uniform Child Custody 3 Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA), ORS 109.701 to 109.771, and no error in 4 the award of custody. 5
Those facts that determine jurisdiction are undisputed. The parties' child 6 was born on July 19, 2005, while they lived i... More...
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Christopher Harignordoquy v. Lee Ann Barlow

[¶1] The parties to this appeal were divorced in the District Court for the Ninth Judicial District (Teton County). Appellant Christopher Harignordoquy contends that the district court erred in exercising child custody jurisdiction, in the determination as to whether his children might be entitled to possible dual citizenship as that finding might relate to child custody, in requiring a bond to p... More...   $0 (12-10-2013 - WY)

Barry Vincent Brewer, Jr. v. Kymar Carter

A father appeals from a California court order finding Illinois to be a more convenient forum to resolve certain child custody issues.1 Father contends the trial court made the order without providing the parties an opportunity to present evidence as required under Family Code section 3427.2 We hold that before a court determines that California is an inconvenient forum to resolve custody issues, ... More...   $0 (08-16-2013 - CA)

JLS v. DWS

In re the Marriage of JLS and DWS - Divorce with minor children

PETITION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
COMES NOW, the Petitioner by and through her attorney of record, Gregory J. Denney, and for her cause of action against the Respondent alleges and states:
I.
That Petitioner is now and has been for more than six (6) months next preceding the filing of the petition herein an act... More...
   $0 (07-31-2013 - OK)

Michael Lesem v. Liane Mouradian

In this child custody and child support modification proceeding, Michael Lesem filed a motion for enforcement against his ex-wife, Liane Mouradian, after she allegedly failed to return their minor son, J.M.L., to Michael’s possession.

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Liane filed a motion for modification and also requested that the trial court decline jurisdiction and transfer the case to Florida, where she had ... More...
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In re the Marriage of: Michael Martin Huege and Heather Marie Huege

¶1 Michael Martin Huege (Father) appeals the family
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court’s order granting a motion for change of jurisdiction filed
by Heather Marie Huege (Mother). For the reasons that follow,
we affirm.
FACTUAL AND PROCEDURAL BACKGROUND
¶2 Father and Mother were married in Idaho in October
2007 and moved to Arizona in October 2009. In September 2010,
Mother gave birth to T... More...
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Marci Frazier v. Kelly Goudschaal

Kelly Goudschaal and Marci Frazier were committed to a long-time, same-sex relationship, during which they jointly decided to have two children via artificial insemination. In conjunction with the birth of each child, the couple executed a coparenting agreement that, among other provisions, addressed the contingency of a separation. A few months after the couple separated, Goudschaal notified Fraz... More...   $0 (02-22-2013 - KS)

Angelica Mitchell Moore v. Donna M. Brown

On the second day after the birth of their third child, appellants Angelica Mitchell Moore and husband Kevin Alexander Moore executed affidavits relinquishing their parental rights to the infant and designating as managing conservators appellees Donna M. Brown and husband Alvin Benard Brown.1 Relying on these affidavits, the Browns obtained an order from the district court terminating the Mooresâ€... More...   $0 (02-21-2013 - TX)

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