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There is a law that has been adopted by all the states that is called the Uniform Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act. Under this law the state that issued the original custody decree has Jurisdiction to determine Custody and the sister states are supposed to honor that determination.
In you situation the Court (perhaps wrongly) refused to determine Custody. Since the is no Custody Order that specifically established a parenting plan or custody and visitation plan, then there is no Order to enforce. You are therefore not breaking any law by keeping your child.
However, it is very important for you to establish a Custody Order as soon as you can. If you do not return your child it is likely that your Ex may go to Court to file false charges against you. Even if unwarranted you will need to respond to such charges.
It would be beneficial to you and your child for you to take the initiative and file a Petition to Modify the existing Order. Alternatively, you may try to seek an Order in the State where you reside, but there could be a problem if the State resists asserting that under the UCJEA that the original state still has jurisdiction.
This link describes the Act in detail:
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