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Legal Statutes: Nevada

UPDATED March 18, 2016

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Article 2. Jurisdiction

back to top125A.325. Jurisdiction to modify determination

Except as otherwise provided in NRS 125A.335, 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 pursuant to paragraph (a) or (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 125A.305 and:

1. The court of the other state determines it no longer has exclusive, continuing jurisdiction pursuant to NRS 125A.315 or that a court of this state would be a more convenient forum pursuant to NRS 125A.365; 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.
Added by Laws 2003, c. 199, § 32, eff. Oct. 1, 2003.