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Legal Statutes: New Jersey

UPDATED February 3, 2016

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Article 8. Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act

back to top2A:34-78. Temporary visitation

a. A court of this State which does not have jurisdiction to modify a child custody determination may issue a temporary order enforcing:

(1) a visitation schedule made by a court of another state; or

(2) the visitation provisions of a child custody determination of another state that does not provide for a specific visitation schedule.

b. If a court of this State makes an order under paragraph (2) of subsection a. of this section, it shall specify in the order a period that it considers adequate to allow the petitioner to obtain an order from a court having jurisdiction under the criteria specified in article 2 of this act. [FN1] The order remains in effect until an order is obtained from the other court or the period expires.

L.2004, c. 147, § 26, eff. Dec. 13, 2004.