Code of Alabama - Title 26: Infants and Incompetents - Section 26-2B-103 - International application of act

Section 26-2B-103 - International application of act.

(a) A court of this state, by written order, may treat a foreign country as if it were a state of the United States for the purpose of applying this article and Articles 2, 3, and 5.

(b) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (c), a guardianship or conservatorship determination made in a foreign country under factual circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standards of this chapter shall be recognized and enforced under Article 3.

(c) A court of this state need not apply this chapter if the guardianship or conservatorship law of a foreign country violates fundamental principles of human rights.

(Act 2010-500, p. 782, §1.)

Last modified: May 3, 2021