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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 48 - 20 - 105 §48-20-105. International application of chapter.
(a) A court of this state shall treat a foreign country as if it were a state of the United States for purpose of applying parts 1 and 2.

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

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

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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