Chapter 40 - § 40.5 • CONCLUSION


Because one in three family law cases becomes an interstate case during the child's minority, Colorado family law judges and attorneys are strongly urged to familiarize themselves with the jurisdictional constructs of UIFSA, FFCCSOA, PKPA, and UCCJEA for all domestic cases in which they participate. The practitioner must be wary of the pitfalls of interstate support and custody litigation, and must inform his or her client of the bifurcation possibilities when accepting employment in an interstate custody or support case.

A best practice would be for judges and practitioners to set forth in all domestic orders issued in Colorado:

1) The factual

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