25-9B-301 Proceedings under this chapter.
Proceedings under this chapter.
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter,
§§ 25-9B-301 to 25-9B-319, inclusive, apply to all proceedings under this chapter.
(b) This chapter provides for the following proceedings:
Establishment of an order for support;
Enforcement of a support order and income-withholding order of another state without
Registration of an order for spousal support or child support of another state for
Modification of an order for child support or spousal support issued by a tribunal of this
Registration of an order for child support of another state for modification;
Determination of parentage; and
Assertion of jurisdiction over nonresidents.
(c) An individual petitioner or a support enforcement agency may commence a proceeding
authorized under this act by filing a petition in an initiating tribunal for forwarding to a responding
tribunal or by filing a petition or a comparable pleading directly in a tribunal of another state which
has or can obtain personal jurisdiction over the respondent.
Source: SL 1994, ch 206, § 301.