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§ 10-357. Support proceedings

West's Annotated Code of MarylandFamily LawEffective: July 1, 2017

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, 2017
MD Code, Family Law, § 10-357
§ 10-357. Support proceedings
Duties of Child Support Administration of this State
(a) In a support proceeding under this part, the Child Support Administration of this State shall:
(1) transmit and receive applications; and
(2) initiate or facilitate the institution of a proceeding regarding an application in a tribunal of this State.
Proceedings available to obligee
(b) The following support proceedings are available to an obligee under the Convention:
(1) recognition or recognition and enforcement of a foreign support order;
(2) enforcement of a support order issued or recognized in this State;
(3) establishment of a support order if there is no existing order, including, if necessary, determination of parentage of a child;
(4) establishment of a support order if recognition of a foreign support order is refused under § 10-361(b)(2), (4), or (9) of this subtitle;
(5) modification of a support order of a tribunal of this State; and
(6) modification of a support order of a tribunal of another state or a foreign country.
Proceedings available to obligor
(c) The following support proceedings are available under the Convention to an obligor against which there is an existing support order:
(1) recognition of an order suspending or limiting enforcement of an existing support order of a tribunal of this State;
(2) modification of a support order of a tribunal of this State; and
(3) modification of a support order of a tribunal of another state or a foreign country.
Security, bond, and deposit requirements prohibited
(d) A tribunal of this State may not require security, bond, or deposit, however described, to guarantee the payment of costs and expenses in proceedings under the Convention.

Credits

Added by Acts 2015, c. 308, § 2, eff. July 1, 2015. Amended by Acts 2017, c. 62, § 6.
MD Code, Family Law, § 10-357, MD FAMILY § 10-357
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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