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Legal Statutes: New York

UPDATED April 20, 2017

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Title III. Enforcement

back to topSec. 77-e. Enforcement of registered determination

1. A court of this state may grant any relief normally available under the laws of this state to enforce a registered child custody determination made by a court of another state.

2. A court of this state shall recognize and enforce, but may not modify, except in accordance with title two of this article, a registered child custody determination of a court of another state; provided, however, that recognition and enforcement of the determination would not violate subdivision one-c of section two hundred forty of this chapter or section one thousand eighty-five of the family court act.

(Added L.2001, c. 386, § 1, eff. April 28, 2002.)