N.Y. Domestic Relations Law Section 75-D
International application of article


A court of this state shall treat a foreign country as if it were a state of the United States for the purpose of applying this title and title two of this article.


Except as otherwise provided in subdivision three of this section, a child custody determination made in a foreign country under factual circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standards of this article must be recognized and enforced under title three of this article.


A court of this state need not apply this article if the child custody law of a foreign country as written or as applied violates fundamental principles of human rights.

Source: Section 75-D — International application of article, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/DOM/75-D (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

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