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§ 10-364. Modification of Convention child support order

West's Annotated Code of MarylandFamily LawEffective: July 1, 2015

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Family Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 10. Support in General (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Maryland Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (Refs & Annos)
Part VII. Support Proceeding Under Convention (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2015
MD Code, Family Law, § 10-364
§ 10-364. Modification of Convention child support order
In general
(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.
Application of § 10-361(c)
(b) If a tribunal of this State does not modify a Convention child support order because the order is not recognized in this State, § 10-361(c) of this subtitle applies.

Credits

Added by Acts 2015, c. 308, § 2, eff. July 1, 2015.
MD Code, Family Law, § 10-364, MD FAMILY § 10-364
Current through legislation effective through May 16, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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