Article heading amended by L 2015, c 77, pt of §1.
§576B-711 Modification of Convention child support order. (a) A tribunal of this State may not modify a Convention child support order if the obligee remains a resident of the foreign country where the support order was issued unless:
(1) The obligee submits to the jurisdiction of a tribunal of this State, either expressly or by defending on the merits of the case without objecting to the jurisdiction at the first available opportunity; or
(2) The foreign tribunal lacks or refuses to exercise jurisdiction to modify its support order or issue a new support order.
(b) If a tribunal of this State does not modify a Convention child support order because the order is not recognized in this State, section 576B-708(c) applies. [L 2015, c 77, pt of §1]Section: Previous 576b-704 576b-705 576b-706 576b-707 576b-708 576b-709 576b-710 576b-711 576b-712 576b-713 576b-801 576b-802 576b-901 576b-902 Next
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