I got caught up in a jurisdiction nightmare when my wife forum shopped in california to snag custody and no visitation orders. I never made genral appearance in CA court for that BS hearing. She was in CA on vacation and filed for it 12 days after being there. anyways we lived in AZ for the prior 2 1/2 years prior. I filed for dissolution of marriage in AZ 1 month later. She answered and gave AZ jurisdiction. I couldnt anything done because I got into a massive car wreck. A stupid early management judge biffed and declined jurisdiction by accident. I came to CA to file a set aside and commence a UCCJEA conf, her judge actually saw the huge defective error in my motion and gave me his card to give my AZ judge. They conffered CA was not home state,.
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