Wilmington, NC: Three children.Father severely abuses mother.Mother leaves w/agreement to keep kids.Father snags & keeps kids. An order for custody was entered in late 2006 in favor of the father.Father cut off communication between the mother & children & threatened her with arrest if she came around them (father: police officer),then quickly relocates to Virginia.After being skip traced & issued an ultimatum,he sends 1 child to the mother in WA.UCCJEA: no party or child resides in NC, no action has been filed since '06, & no action has been filed in VA, how does one request the NC court to release jurisdiction to WA for a custody petition? Grounds for an emergency order exist, though, I understand that a "loss of continuing jurisdiction," must be agreed to by the original court. Thanks.
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