§ 46b-115 Short title: Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
§ 46b-115a Definitions
§ 46b-115b Proceedings governed by other law
§ 46b-115c Application to Indian tribes
§ 46b-115d International application of chapter
§ 46b-115e Effect of child custody determination
§ 46b-115f Priority
§ 46b-115g Notice to persons outside state; submission to jurisdiction
§ 46b-115h Communication between courts
§ 46b-115i Taking testimony in another state
§ 46b-115j Cooperation between courts; preservation of records
§ 46b-115k Initial child custody jurisdiction
§ 46b-115l Jurisdiction
§ 46b-115m Modification of custody determination of another state
§ 46b-115n Temporary emergency jurisdiction
§ 46b-115o Notice and opportunity to be heard; joinder
§ 46b-115p Simultaneous proceedings
§ 46b-115q Inconvenient forum
§ 46b-115r Jurisdiction declined by reason of conduct; assessment of fees and costs
§ 46b-115s Information required by the court
§ 46b-115t Appearance of parties and child
§ 46b-115u Definitions
§ 46b-115v Enforcement under Hague Convention
§ 46b-115w Registration of child custody determination
§ 46b-115x Enforcement of child custody determination
§ 46b-115y Temporary visitation order
§ 46b-115z Simultaneous proceedings
§ 46b-115aa Expedited enforcement of child custody determination
§ 46b-115bb Service of petition and order
§ 46b-115cc Hearing and order
§ 46b-115dd Order to take physical custody of child
§ 46b-115ee Costs, fees and expenses
§ 46b-115ff Recognition and enforcement of order issued by another state
§ 46b-115gg Appeals
§ 46b-115hh Definitions
§ 46b-115ii Foreign child custody determination
§ 46b-115jj Enforcement of foreign child custody order re return of child under Hague Convention

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 815p

  • Abandoned: means left without provision for reasonable and necessary care or supervision. See Connecticut General Statutes 46b-115a
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Child: means an individual who has not attained eighteen years of age. See Connecticut General Statutes 46b-115a
  • Child custody determination: means a judgment, decree, or other order of a court providing for the legal custody, physical custody or visitation with respect to a child. See Connecticut General Statutes 46b-115a
  • Child custody proceeding: means a proceeding in which legal custody, physical custody or visitation with respect to a child is an issue. See Connecticut General Statutes 46b-115a
  • Commencement: means the filing of the first pleading in a proceeding. See Connecticut General Statutes 46b-115a
  • Court: means any entity, including the Superior Court or Probate Court in this state, if such entity has jurisdiction to establish, enforce or modify a child custody determination. See Connecticut General Statutes 46b-115a
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Home state: means the state in which a child lived with a parent or person acting as a parent for at least six consecutive months immediately before the commencement of a child custody proceeding. See Connecticut General Statutes 46b-115a
  • Initial determination: means the first child custody determination concerning a particular child. See Connecticut General Statutes 46b-115a
  • Issuing court: means the court that has made a child custody determination for which enforcement is sought under this chapter. See Connecticut General Statutes 46b-115a
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Modification: means a child custody determination that changes, replaces, supersedes or is otherwise made after a previous determination concerning the same child, whether or not it is made by the court that made the prior custody determination. See Connecticut General Statutes 46b-115a
  • oath: shall include affirmations in cases where by law an affirmation may be used for an oath, and, in like cases, the word "swear" shall include the word "affirm". See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Person acting as a parent: means a person, other than a parent, who: (A) Has physical custody of the child or has had physical custody for a period of six consecutive months, including any temporary absence, any part of which period occurred within one year immediately before the commencement of a child custody proceeding, and (B) has been awarded legal custody by a court or claims a right to legal custody under the laws of this state. See Connecticut General Statutes 46b-115a
  • Physical custody: means the physical care and supervision of a child. See Connecticut General Statutes 46b-115a
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Connecticut General Statutes 46b-115a
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.