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822.35

822.35 Registration of child custody determination.

822.35(1)

(1) A child custody determination issued by a court of another state may be registered in this state, with or without a simultaneous request for enforcement, by sending to the office of the clerk of any circuit court in this state all of the following:

822.35(1)(a)

(a) A letter or other document requesting registration.

822.35(1)(b)

(b) Two copies, including one certified copy, of the determination sought to be registered, and a statement under penalty of perjury that to the best of the knowledge and belief of the person seeking registration the determination has not been modified.

822.35(1)(c)

(c) Except as provided in s. 822.29, the name and address of the person seeking registration and any parent or person acting as a parent who has been awarded custody, physical placement, or visitation in the child custody determination sought to be registered.

822.35(2)

(2) On receipt of the documents required by sub. (1), the registering court shall do all of the following:

822.35(2)(a)

(a) Cause the determination to be filed as a foreign judgment, together with one copy of any accompanying documents and information, regardless of their form.

822.35(2)(b)

(b) Serve notice upon the persons named under sub. (1) (c) and provide them with an opportunity to contest the registration in accordance with this section.

822.35(3)

(3) The notice required by sub. (2) (b) shall state all of the following:

822.35(3)(a)

(a) That a registered determination is enforceable as of the date of the registration in the same manner as a determination issued by a court of this state.

822.35(3)(b)

(b) That a hearing to contest the validity of the registered determination shall be requested within 20 days after service of the notice.

822.35(3)(c)

(c) That failure to contest the registration will result in confirmation of the child custody determination and preclude further contest of that determination with respect to any matter that could have been asserted.

822.35(4)

(4) A person seeking to contest the validity of a registered determination shall request a hearing within 20 days after service of the notice. At that hearing, the court shall confirm the registered determination unless the person contesting registration establishes any of the following:

822.35(4)(a)

(a) The issuing court did not have jurisdiction under subch. II.

822.35(4)(b)

(b) The child custody determination sought to be registered has been vacated, stayed, or modified by a court having jurisdiction to do so under subch. II.

822.35(4)(c)

(c) The person contesting registration was entitled to notice, but notice was not given in accordance with the standards of s. 822.08 in the proceedings before the court that issued the determination for which registration is sought.

822.35(5)

(5) If a timely request for a hearing to contest the validity of the registration is not made, the registration is confirmed as a matter of law and the person requesting registration and all persons served must be notified of the confirmation.

822.35(6)

(6) Confirmation of a registered determination, whether by operation of law or after notice and hearing, precludes further contest of the determination with respect to any matter that could have been asserted at the time of registration.

822.35 - ANNOT.

History: 2005 a. 130.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 822 > 822.35

822.35

822.35 Registration of child custody determination.

822.35(1)

(1) A child custody determination issued by a court of another state may be registered in this state, with or without a simultaneous request for enforcement, by sending to the office of the clerk of any circuit court in this state all of the following:

822.35(1)(a)

(a) A letter or other document requesting registration.

822.35(1)(b)

(b) Two copies, including one certified copy, of the determination sought to be registered, and a statement under penalty of perjury that to the best of the knowledge and belief of the person seeking registration the determination has not been modified.

822.35(1)(c)

(c) Except as provided in s. 822.29, the name and address of the person seeking registration and any parent or person acting as a parent who has been awarded custody, physical placement, or visitation in the child custody determination sought to be registered.

822.35(2)

(2) On receipt of the documents required by sub. (1), the registering court shall do all of the following:

822.35(2)(a)

(a) Cause the determination to be filed as a foreign judgment, together with one copy of any accompanying documents and information, regardless of their form.

822.35(2)(b)

(b) Serve notice upon the persons named under sub. (1) (c) and provide them with an opportunity to contest the registration in accordance with this section.

822.35(3)

(3) The notice required by sub. (2) (b) shall state all of the following:

822.35(3)(a)

(a) That a registered determination is enforceable as of the date of the registration in the same manner as a determination issued by a court of this state.

822.35(3)(b)

(b) That a hearing to contest the validity of the registered determination shall be requested within 20 days after service of the notice.

822.35(3)(c)

(c) That failure to contest the registration will result in confirmation of the child custody determination and preclude further contest of that determination with respect to any matter that could have been asserted.

822.35(4)

(4) A person seeking to contest the validity of a registered determination shall request a hearing within 20 days after service of the notice. At that hearing, the court shall confirm the registered determination unless the person contesting registration establishes any of the following:

822.35(4)(a)

(a) The issuing court did not have jurisdiction under subch. II.

822.35(4)(b)

(b) The child custody determination sought to be registered has been vacated, stayed, or modified by a court having jurisdiction to do so under subch. II.

822.35(4)(c)

(c) The person contesting registration was entitled to notice, but notice was not given in accordance with the standards of s. 822.08 in the proceedings before the court that issued the determination for which registration is sought.

822.35(5)

(5) If a timely request for a hearing to contest the validity of the registration is not made, the registration is confirmed as a matter of law and the person requesting registration and all persons served must be notified of the confirmation.

822.35(6)

(6) Confirmation of a registered determination, whether by operation of law or after notice and hearing, precludes further contest of the determination with respect to any matter that could have been asserted at the time of registration.

822.35 - ANNOT.

History: 2005 a. 130.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 822 > 822.35

822.35

822.35 Registration of child custody determination.

822.35(1)

(1) A child custody determination issued by a court of another state may be registered in this state, with or without a simultaneous request for enforcement, by sending to the office of the clerk of any circuit court in this state all of the following:

822.35(1)(a)

(a) A letter or other document requesting registration.

822.35(1)(b)

(b) Two copies, including one certified copy, of the determination sought to be registered, and a statement under penalty of perjury that to the best of the knowledge and belief of the person seeking registration the determination has not been modified.

822.35(1)(c)

(c) Except as provided in s. 822.29, the name and address of the person seeking registration and any parent or person acting as a parent who has been awarded custody, physical placement, or visitation in the child custody determination sought to be registered.

822.35(2)

(2) On receipt of the documents required by sub. (1), the registering court shall do all of the following:

822.35(2)(a)

(a) Cause the determination to be filed as a foreign judgment, together with one copy of any accompanying documents and information, regardless of their form.

822.35(2)(b)

(b) Serve notice upon the persons named under sub. (1) (c) and provide them with an opportunity to contest the registration in accordance with this section.

822.35(3)

(3) The notice required by sub. (2) (b) shall state all of the following:

822.35(3)(a)

(a) That a registered determination is enforceable as of the date of the registration in the same manner as a determination issued by a court of this state.

822.35(3)(b)

(b) That a hearing to contest the validity of the registered determination shall be requested within 20 days after service of the notice.

822.35(3)(c)

(c) That failure to contest the registration will result in confirmation of the child custody determination and preclude further contest of that determination with respect to any matter that could have been asserted.

822.35(4)

(4) A person seeking to contest the validity of a registered determination shall request a hearing within 20 days after service of the notice. At that hearing, the court shall confirm the registered determination unless the person contesting registration establishes any of the following:

822.35(4)(a)

(a) The issuing court did not have jurisdiction under subch. II.

822.35(4)(b)

(b) The child custody determination sought to be registered has been vacated, stayed, or modified by a court having jurisdiction to do so under subch. II.

822.35(4)(c)

(c) The person contesting registration was entitled to notice, but notice was not given in accordance with the standards of s. 822.08 in the proceedings before the court that issued the determination for which registration is sought.

822.35(5)

(5) If a timely request for a hearing to contest the validity of the registration is not made, the registration is confirmed as a matter of law and the person requesting registration and all persons served must be notified of the confirmation.

822.35(6)

(6) Confirmation of a registered determination, whether by operation of law or after notice and hearing, precludes further contest of the determination with respect to any matter that could have been asserted at the time of registration.

822.35 - ANNOT.

History: 2005 a. 130.

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