In today’s always-on, always-connected society, families are making bigger, more frequent moves for a variety of reasons. The logistics involved are never simple, but adding family law issues like a divorce or child custody agreements across state lines can bring even greater complexity. St. Paul-based family law attorney Allison Maxim is extremely well-versed in all of the laws, processes and procedures necessary to assist your family with managing interstate family law matters of all types.
Interstate Family Lawyer
Jurisdiction, legal interpretation and enforcement issues arise when individuals relocate to another state.
The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) requires states to respect each other’s child custody orders. However, determining which state has jurisdiction to hear a family law dispute requires a great understanding of interstate law. At Maxim Law, we have the knowledge and experience necessary to protect clients’ property and parenting rights throughout the country.
- What is an interstate divorce?
- I have custody of my kids and want to move out of state. Can I?
- If I move, will my ex still be required to pay child support?
- My ex has threatened to take my children and leave the state. What can I do?
- What is the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act?
- I recently moved to Minnesota and want to get divorced. Can I?
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