continuing jurisdiction

continuing jurisdiction
A doctrine invoked commonly in child custody or support cases by which a court which has once acquired jurisdiction continues to possess it for purposes of amending and modifying its orders therein. Curtis v. Gibbs, Tex., 511 S.W.2d 263

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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