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Legal Information: Pennsylvania

Statutes: Pennsylvania

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February 5, 2020

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).