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822.45

822.45 Role of prosecutor.

822.45(1)

(1) A prosecutor, in a case arising under this chapter or involving the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, may take any lawful action, including resort to a proceeding under this subchapter or any other available civil proceeding to locate a child, obtain the return of a child, or enforce a child custody determination if any of the following exists:

822.45(1)(a)

(a) A child custody determination.

822.45(1)(b)

(b) A request to do so from a court in a pending child custody proceeding.

822.45(1)(c)

(c) A reasonable belief that a criminal statute has been violated.

822.45(1)(d)

(d) A reasonable belief that the child has been wrongfully removed or retained in violation of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.

822.45(2)

(2) A prosecutor acting under this section acts on behalf of the court and may not represent any party.

822.45 - ANNOT.

History: 2005 a. 130.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 822 > 822.45

822.45

822.45 Role of prosecutor.

822.45(1)

(1) A prosecutor, in a case arising under this chapter or involving the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, may take any lawful action, including resort to a proceeding under this subchapter or any other available civil proceeding to locate a child, obtain the return of a child, or enforce a child custody determination if any of the following exists:

822.45(1)(a)

(a) A child custody determination.

822.45(1)(b)

(b) A request to do so from a court in a pending child custody proceeding.

822.45(1)(c)

(c) A reasonable belief that a criminal statute has been violated.

822.45(1)(d)

(d) A reasonable belief that the child has been wrongfully removed or retained in violation of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.

822.45(2)

(2) A prosecutor acting under this section acts on behalf of the court and may not represent any party.

822.45 - ANNOT.

History: 2005 a. 130.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 822 > 822.45

822.45

822.45 Role of prosecutor.

822.45(1)

(1) A prosecutor, in a case arising under this chapter or involving the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, may take any lawful action, including resort to a proceeding under this subchapter or any other available civil proceeding to locate a child, obtain the return of a child, or enforce a child custody determination if any of the following exists:

822.45(1)(a)

(a) A child custody determination.

822.45(1)(b)

(b) A request to do so from a court in a pending child custody proceeding.

822.45(1)(c)

(c) A reasonable belief that a criminal statute has been violated.

822.45(1)(d)

(d) A reasonable belief that the child has been wrongfully removed or retained in violation of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.

822.45(2)

(2) A prosecutor acting under this section acts on behalf of the court and may not represent any party.

822.45 - ANNOT.

History: 2005 a. 130.

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