Section 3405 Of Chapter 1. General Provisions From California Family Law Code >> Division 8. >> Part 3. >> Chapter 1.
. (a) 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 chapter and Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 3421).
(b) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (c), a child
custody determination made in a foreign country under factual
circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional
standards of this part must be recognized and enforced under Chapter
3 (commencing with Section 3441).
(c) A court of this state need not apply this part if the child
custody law of a foreign country violates fundamental principles of