Title 78B - Judicial Code - Chapter 20 - Uniform Deployed Parents Custody, Parent-time, and Visitation Act - Part 3 - Judicial Procedure for Granting Custodial Responsibility During Deployment - Section 311 - Modifying or terminating grant of custodial re


Published: 2017-07-01

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Effective 7/1/2017 78B-20-311 Modifying or terminating grant of custodial responsibility to nonparent. (1) Except for an order under Section 78B-20-305, except as otherwise provided in Subsection

(2), and consistent with Section 39-7-105 and the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, 50 U.S.C. Appendix Sections 521 and 522, on motion of a deploying parent, other parent, or any nonparent to whom caretaking authority, decision-making authority, or limited contact has been granted, the court may modify or terminate the grant if the modification or termination is consistent with this part and it is in the best interest of the child. A modification is temporary and terminates pursuant to Part 4, Return from Deployment, after the deploying parent returns from deployment, unless the grant has been terminated before that time by court order.

(2) On motion of a deploying parent, the court shall terminate a grant of limited contact.

Enacted by Chapter 292, 2016 General Session