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Child Custody Modification Cases In Prince William – Virginia Lawyers

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20-146.14

20-146.14. Jurisdiction to modify determination.

Except as otherwise provided in 20-146.15, a court of this Commonwealth may not modify a child custody determination made by a court of another state unless a court of this Commonwealth has jurisdiction to make an initial determination under subdivision A 1 or A 2 of 20-146.12 and:

  1. The court of the other state determines that it no longer has exclusive, continuing jurisdiction under 20-146.13 or that a court of this Commonwealth would be a more convenient forum under 20-146.18; or
  2. A court of this Commonwealth or a court of the other state determines that neither the child, the child’s parents, nor any person acting as a parent presently reside in the other state.

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Va. Code 20-146.14 Jurisdiction to modify determination A court may not modify a child custody determination made by a court of another state unless a court of this Commonwealth has jurisdiction to make an initial determination under subdivision A 1 or A 2 of 20-146.12, except as otherwise provided in 20-146.15 and:

  1. The court of the other state determines that it no longer has exclusive, continuing jurisdiction under 20-146.13 or that this court would be a more convenient forum under 20-146.18
  2. A court of this Commonwealth or a court of the other state determines that neither the child, the child’s parents, nor any person acting as a parent presently reside in the other state

Child Custody Modification Cases In Prince William Virginia

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