2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 19 - DOMESTIC RELATIONS
CHAPTER 9 - CHILD CUSTODY PROCEEDINGS
ARTICLE 3 - UNIFORM CHILD CUSTODY JURISDICTION AND ENFORCEMENT ACT
PART 2 - JURISDICTION
§ 19-9-63 - Prerequisites for modifying custody determination from foreign court
19-9-63. Prerequisites for modifying custody determination from foreign court
Except as otherwise provided in Code Section 19-9-64, 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 Code Section 19-9-61 and:
(1) The court of the other state determines it no longer has exclusive, continuing jurisdiction under Code Section 19-9-62 or that a court of this state would be a more convenient forum under Code Section 19-9-67; or
(2) A court of this state or a court of the other state determines that neither the child nor the child's parents or any person acting as a parent presently resides in the other state.
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