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Family Code - FAM

DIVISION 9. SUPPORT [3500 - 5700.905]

  ( Division 9 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. )
  

PART 6. Uniform Interstate Family Support Act [5700.101 - 5700.905]

  ( Part 6 added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 493, Sec. 5. )
  

CHAPTER 2. Jurisdiction [5700.201 - 5700.211]
  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 493, Sec. 5. )

  
5700.206.  

(a) A tribunal of this state that has issued a child-support order consistent with the law of this state may serve as an initiating tribunal to request a tribunal of another state to enforce:

(1) the order if the order is the controlling order and has not been modified by a tribunal of another state that assumed jurisdiction pursuant to the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act; or

(2) a money judgment for arrears of support and interest on the order accrued before a determination that an order of a tribunal of another state is the controlling order.

(b) A tribunal of this state having continuing jurisdiction over a support order may act as a responding tribunal to enforce the order.

(Added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 493, Sec. 5. (SB 646) Effective January 1, 2016.)