1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Domestic Relations
  4. Article 5-A: Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
  5. Title 3: Enforcement


Section 77 Definitions

Domestic Relations (DOM)

As used in this title:

  1. "Petitioner" means a person who seeks enforcement of an order for return of a child under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction or enforcement of a child custody determination.

  2. "Respondent" means a person against whom a proceeding has been commenced for enforcement of an order for return of a child under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction or enforcement of a child custody determination.