2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 23 - DOMESTIC RELATIONS
Chapter 72 - Jurisdiction
7204 - Simultaneous proceedings in another state.

     § 7204.  Simultaneous proceedings in another state.
        (a)  Permissible.--A tribunal of this State may exercise
     jurisdiction to establish a support order if the petition or
     comparable pleading is filed after a petition or comparable
     pleading is filed in another state only if all of the following
     apply:
            (1)  The petition or comparable pleading in this State is
        filed before the expiration of the time allowed in the other
        state for filing a responsive pleading challenging the
        exercise of jurisdiction by the other state.
            (2)  The contesting party timely challenges the exercise
        of jurisdiction in the other state.
            (3)  If relevant, this State is the home state of the
        child.
        (b)  Impermissible.--A tribunal of this State may not
     exercise jurisdiction to establish a support order if the
     petition or comparable pleading is filed before a petition or
     comparable pleading is filed in another state if all of the
     following apply:
            (1)  The petition or comparable pleading in the other
        state is filed before the expiration of the time allowed in
        this State for filing a responsive pleading challenging the
        exercise of jurisdiction by this State.
            (2)  The contesting party timely challenges the exercise
        of jurisdiction in this State.
            (3)  If relevant, the other state is the home state of
        the child.

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