Recently, the Georgia Supreme Court sided with a father asserting his rights. The high court decided that a child custody case involving a University of Georgia professor who fled to Italy with her child before filing for divorce from her husband will be settled in Georgia, not Italy.

The ruling overrules a decision made by a Clarke County Superior Court judge who dismissed the father's child custody claim and divorce filing in February of 2010. Supreme Court justices cited the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act as their basis for the ruling.

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