Domestic Relations

CHAPTER 15-23.1
Uniform Interstate Family Support Act

PART 15-23.1-605
Contest of Validity or Enforcement

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

SECTION 15-23.1-606

§ 15-23.1-606. Procedure to contest validity or enforcement of registered support order.

(a) A non-registering party seeking to contest the validity or enforcement of a registered order in this state shall request a hearing within the time required by section 605. The non-registering party may seek to vacate the registration, to assert any defense to an allegation of noncompliance with the registered order, or to contest the remedies being sought or the amount of any alleged arrearages pursuant to § 15-23.1-607.

(b) If the non-registering party fails to contest the validity or enforcement of the registered order in a timely manner, the order is confirmed by operation of law.

(c) If a non-registering party requests a hearing to contest the validity or enforcement of the registered order, the registering tribunal shall schedule the matter for a hearing and give notice to the parties of the date, time, and place of the hearing.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1997, ch. 170, § 15; P.L. 2006, ch. 69, § 2; P.L. 2006, ch. 76, § 2; P.L. 2011, ch. 243, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 263, § 1.)