TITLE 15
Domestic Relations

CHAPTER 15-23.1
Uniform Interstate Family Support Act

PART 15-23.1-601
Registration and Enforcement of Support Order

ARTICLE 15-23.1-601
Registration, Enforcement and Modification of Support Order

SECTION 15-23.1-603


§ 15-23.1-603 Effect of registration for enforcement.

(a) A support order or income-withholding order issued in another state or a foreign support order is registered when the order is filed in the registering tribunal of this state.

(b) A registered support order issued in another state or a foreign country is enforceable in the same manner and is subject to the same procedures as an order issued by a tribunal of this state.

(c) Except as otherwise provided in this article, a tribunal of this state shall recognize and enforce, but may not modify, a registered support order if the issuing tribunal had jurisdiction.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1997, ch. 170, § 15; P.L. 2011, ch. 243, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 263, § 1.)