Domestic Relations

CHAPTER 15-23.1
Uniform Interstate Family Support Act

Registration and Modification of Child-Support Order of Another State

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

SECTION 15-23.1-612

§ 15-23.1-612. Recognition of order modified in another state.

If a child support order issued by a tribunal of this state is modified by a tribunal of another state which assumed jurisdiction pursuant to the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act, a tribunal of this state:

(1) May enforce its order that was modified only as to arrears and interest accruing before the modification;

(2) May provide other appropriate relief for violations of its order which occurred before the effective date of the modification; and

(3) Shall recognize the modifying order of the other state, upon registration, for the purpose of enforcement.

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