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§ 551-203. Jurisdiction to modify determination

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 43. Marriage and Family

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 43. Marriage and Family (Refs & Annos)
Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (Refs & Annos)
Article 2. Jurisdiction
43 Okl.St.Ann. § 551-203
§ 551-203. Jurisdiction to modify determination
JURISDICTION TO MODIFY DETERMINATION
Except as otherwise provided in Section 16 of this act,1 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 paragraph 1 or 2 of subsection A of Section 13 of this act2 and:
1. The court of the other state determines it no longer has exclusive, continuing jurisdiction under Section 14 of this act3 or that a court of this state would be a more convenient forum under Section 19 of this act;4 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.

Credits

Laws 1998, c. 407, § 15, eff. Nov. 1, 1998.

Footnotes

Title 43, § 551-204.
Title 43, § 551-201.
Title 43, § 551-202.
Title 43, § 551-207.
43 Okl. St. Ann. § 551-203, OK ST T. 43 § 551-203
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 449 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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