Indiana Code Title 31. Family Law and Juvenile Law § 31-21-5-3

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Sec. 3. Except as provided in section 4 of this chapter, an Indiana court may not modify a child custody determination made by a court of another state unless an Indiana court has jurisdiction to make an initial determination under section 1(a)(1) or 1(a)(2) of this chapter and:

(1) the court of the other state determines that:

(A) it no longer has exclusive, continuing jurisdiction under section 2 of this chapter;  or

(B) an Indiana court would be a more convenient forum under section 8 of this chapter;  or

(2) an Indiana court or a court of the other state determines that:

(A) the child;

(B) the child's parents;  and

(C) any person acting as a parent;

do not presently reside in the other state.

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