The US Supreme Court is keeping alive an international custody case involving a Georgia-based solider. Justices ruled Tuesday that Ft. Stewart-based Sgt. Jeffrey Chafin can continue his legal battle for his five year old daughter. The child has lived in Scotland with Chafin's estranged Scottish wife ever since a lower court ruled that US courts have no say in the case.
A Georgia-based Army father and his Scottish ex-wife are going to the US Supreme Court this week to fight for custody of their five-year-old daughter. Sergeant Jeffrey Chafin and his ex-wife Lynn Chafin both want justices to rule in their favor as lawyers argue the meaning of international law.