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Except as otherwise provided in Section 152.204, 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 Section 152.201(a)(1) or (2) and:
(1) the court of the other state determines it no longer has exclusive continuing jurisdiction under Section 152.202 or that a court of this state would be a more convenient forum under Section 152.207; 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.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Family Code - FAM § 152.203. Jurisdiction to Modify Determination - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/family-code/fam-sect-152-203.html
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