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Legal Statutes: Colorado

UPDATED September 18, 2017

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Part 1. General Provisions

back to top§ 14-13-104. International application of article

(1) A court of this state shall treat a foreign country as if it were a state of the United States for the purpose of applying this part 1 and part 2 of this article.

(2) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (3) of this section, a child-custody determination made in a foreign country under factual circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standards of this article must be recognized and enforced under part 3 of this article.

(3) A court of this state need not apply this article if the child-custody law of a foreign country violates fundamental principles of human rights.

Repealed and reenacted by Laws 2000, Ch. 320, § 1, eff. July 1, 2000.