Trial court lacked continuing, exclusive jurisdiction under the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA) to enter order modifying father’s child support obligation, where father, mother, and child did not live in California at the time of the father’s request, and the parties had not all consented in writing to California’s continuing jurisdiction or authority over the case.
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