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§ 5338. Modification of existing order

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 23 Pa.C.S.A. Domestic RelationsEffective: June 11, 2012

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 23 Pa.C.S.A. Domestic Relations (Refs & Annos)
Part VI. Children and Minors
Chapter 53. Child Custody (Refs & Annos)
Effective: June 11, 2012
23 Pa.C.S.A. § 5338
§ 5338. Modification of existing order
(a) Best interest of the child.--Upon petition, a court may modify a custody order to serve the best interest of the child.
(b) Applicability.--Except as provided in 51 Pa.C.S. § 4109 (relating to child custody proceedings during military deployment), this section shall apply to any custody order entered by a court of this Commonwealth or any other state subject to the jurisdictional requirements set forth in Chapter 54 (relating to uniform child custody jurisdiction and enforcement).

Credits

2010, Nov. 23, P.L. 1106, No. 112, § 2, effective in 60 days [Jan. 24, 2011]. Amended 2012, April 12, P.L. 241, No. 32, § 1, effective in 60 days [June 11, 2012].
23 Pa.C.S.A. § 5338, PA ST 23 Pa.C.S.A. § 5338
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 166. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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