Where Do I File for Divorce if My Wife Fled the State With My Kids? – Men’s Divorce Podcast

Cordell & Cordell Executive/Managing Partner, CEO Scott Trout and Richmond divorce attorney Jacob Smith discuss how dads should respond if their spouse flees the state with their children in the midst of a divorce or child custody case.

It is not uncommon for one spouse to move away after a breakup, and if this occurs during the divorce process and involves children, then figuring out the correct jurisdiction for the case gets tricky.

Mr. Trout and Mr. Smith discuss how the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) determines jurisdiction in cases like this and what you should be doing to make sure your case is handled correctly.

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Shawn Garrison is an Online Editor for Lexicon, focusing on subjects related to the legal services of customers, Cordell & Cordell and Cordell & Cordell UK. He has written countless pieces dealing with the unique child custody and divorce issues that men and fathers face. Through his work on CordellCordell.com, CordellCordell.co.uk, and DadsDivorce.com, Mr. Garrison has become an authority on the complexities of the legal experience and was a content creator for the YouTube series “Dad’s Divorce Live” and additional videos on both the Dad’s Divorce and Cordell & Cordell YouTube channels. Mr. Garrison has managed the sites of these customers, and fostered the creation of several of their features, including the Cordell & Cordell attorney and office pages, the Dad’s Divorce Newsletter, and the Cordell & Cordell newsletter.

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