This chapter may be cited as the “Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act.”

73 Del. Laws, c. 426, § 1.;

Terms Used In Delaware Code Title 13 Sec. 1901

  • Child: means an individual who has not attained 18 years of age. See Delaware Code Title 13 Sec. 1902
  • 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.