(a) A support order or income-withholding order issued in another state is registered when the order is filed in the registering tribunal of this State.
(b) A registered order issued in another state is enforceable in the same manner and is subject to the same procedures as an order issued by a tribunal of this State.
(c) Except as otherwise provided in this Article, a tribunal of this State shall recognize and enforce, but may not modify, a registered order if the issuing tribunal had jurisdiction. (1995, c. 538, s. 7(c).)
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