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§ 10-312.2. Spousal support orders

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 II. Jurisdiction (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2015
MD Code, Family Law, § 10-312.2
§ 10-312.2. Spousal support orders
In general
(a) A tribunal of this State issuing a spousal support order consistent with the law of this State has continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify the spousal support order throughout the existence of the support obligation.
Modification of orders from other states
(b) A tribunal of this State may not modify a spousal support order issued by a tribunal of another state or foreign country if the state or foreign country has continuing, exclusive jurisdiction over the spousal support order under the law of that state or foreign country.
Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction
(c) A tribunal of this State that has continuing, exclusive jurisdiction over a spousal support order may serve as:
(1) an initiating tribunal to request a tribunal of another state to enforce the spousal support order issued in this State; or
(2) a responding tribunal to enforce or modify its own spousal support order.


Added by Acts 2008, c. 522, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2008. Amended by Acts 2015, c. 308, § 2, eff. July 1, 2015.
MD Code, Family Law, § 10-312.2, MD FAMILY § 10-312.2
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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