(a) If a support order entitled to recognition under this Chapter has not been issued, a responding tribunal of this State may issue a support order if:
(1) The individual seeking the order resides in another state; or
(2) The support enforcement agency seeking the order is located in another state.
(b) The tribunal may issue a temporary child support order if:
(1) The respondent has signed a verified statement acknowledging parentage;
(2) The respondent has been determined by or pursuant to law to be the parent; or
(3) There is other clear and convincing evidence that the respondent is the child's parent.
(c) Upon finding, after notice and opportunity to be heard, that an obligor owes a duty of support, the tribunal shall issue a support order directed to the obligor and may issue other orders pursuant to G.S. 52C-3-305. (1995, c. 538, s. 7(c).)
Last modified: March 23, 2014