2020 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 63 - South Carolina Children's Code
Chapter 15 - Child Custody And Visitation
Section 63-15-334. Custody modification by another state.

Universal Citation: SC Code § 63-15-334 (2020)

Except as otherwise provided in Section 63-15-336, 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 Section 63-15-330(A)(1) or (2) and:

(1) the court of the other state determines it no longer has exclusive, continuing jurisdiction under Section 63-15-332 or that a court of this State would be a more convenient forum under Section 63-15-342; 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.

HISTORY: 2008 Act No. 361, Section 2.

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