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Legal Information: Alaska
Updated: December 18, 2019
Sec. 25.30.590. Definitions
In AS 25.30.400–25.30.590,
(1) “petitioner” means a person who seeks enforcement of an order for the return of the child under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction or enforcement of a child custody determination;
(2) “respondent” means a person against whom a proceeding has been commenced for enforcement of an order for the return of the child under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction or enforcement of a child custody determination.
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