Visitation

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Question: If there is no prior visitation order, and I need to file one, but I live in AZ and the child lives in IL, where do I need to file, AZ or IL?

Answer: This answer is for general information only. To see how the law applies to your specific case, please consult a lawyer. You may want to consult Title 25 of the Arizona Revised Statutes which covers Marital and Domestic Relations. Chapter 8, Article 2 discusses the Jurisdiction of courts in determining child custody. ARS 25-1031 lists the conditions that a case must meet in order for an Arizona court to have jurisdiction. This article on Child Custody may provide some good information as well.

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