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Domestic Relations – Attorney’s Fees – UCCJEA – Jurisdiction Transfer (access required)

A trial judge erred in awarding attorney’s fees under Va. Code § 20-146.33(A) to a mother who won a transfer of jurisdiction from Virginia to Arizona under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act after mother moved to Arizona with the couple’s two children, the Court of Appeals says. Father contends Code § 20-146.33(A) permits ...