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§ 10-307. Simultaneous proceedings in another state

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, § 10-307
§ 10-307. Simultaneous proceedings in another state
Tribunal may exercise jurisdiction
(a) A tribunal of this State may exercise jurisdiction to establish a support order if the complaint or comparable pleading is filed after a pleading is filed in another state or foreign country only if:
(1) the complaint or comparable pleading in this State is filed before the expiration of the time allowed in the other state or foreign country for filing a responsive pleading challenging the exercise of jurisdiction by the other state or foreign country;
(2) the contesting party timely challenges the exercise of jurisdiction in the other state or foreign country; and
(3) if relevant, this State is the home state of the child.
Tribunal may not exercise jurisdiction
(b) A tribunal of this State may not exercise jurisdiction to establish a support order if the complaint or comparable pleading is filed before a complaint or comparable pleading is filed in another state or foreign country if:
(1) the complaint or comparable pleading in the other state or foreign country is filed before the expiration of the time allowed in this State for filing a responsive pleading challenging the exercise of jurisdiction by this State;
(2) the contesting party timely challenges the exercise of jurisdiction in this State; and
(3) if relevant, the other state or foreign country is the home state of the child.

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Added as Family Law § 10-305 by Acts 1996, c. 667, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 1997. Renumbered as Family Law § 10-307 by Acts 1997, c. 609, § 1, eff. July 1, 1997. Amended by Acts 2015, c. 308, § 2, eff. July 1, 2015.
MD Code, Family Law, § 10-307, MD FAMILY § 10-307
Current through legislation effective through April 21, 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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