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23-37,203.Jurisdiction to modify determination. (UCCJEA 203). Except as otherwise provided in K.S.A. 2014 Supp. 23-37,204, and amendments thereto, a court of this state may not modify a child-custody determination made by a court of another state unless a court of this state has jurisdiction to make an initial determination under subsection (a)(1) or (2) of K.S.A. 2014 Supp. 23-37,201, and amendments thereto, and:

(1) The court of the other state determines it no longer has exclusive, continuing jurisdiction under K.S.A. 2014 Supp. 23-37,202, and amendments thereto, or that a court of this state would be a more convenient forum under K.S.A. 2014 Supp. 23-37,207, and amendments thereto; or

(2) a court of this state or a court of the other state determines that the child, the child's parents, and any person acting as a parent do not presently reside in the other state.

History: L. 2000, ch. 171, § 45; July 1.



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