In Re Marriage Paula M.S. v. Neal A.R.


226 Wis. 2d 79, 593 N.W.2d 486 (WI Ct. App., 1999)


The UCCJA may confer subject matter in custody disputes, but that does not establish, in and of itself, a sufficient basis for personal jurisdiction over a nonresident defendant in a paternity proceeding. Here, where the father never resided in Wisconsin and visited only on two limited occasions, the circuit court did not have personal jurisdiction over him, even though it is the home state of the child..

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