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      CHC 1306.12     


Art. 1306.12. Recognition of order modified in another state

             If a child support order issued by a tribunal of this state is modified by a tribunal of another state which assumed jurisdiction pursuant to the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act, a tribunal of this state:

            (1) May enforce its order that was modified only as to arrears and interest accruing before the modification;

            (2) May provide appropriate relief for violations of its order which occurred before the effective date of the modification; and

            (3) Shall recognize the modifying order of the other state, upon registration, for the purpose of enforcement.

            Acts 1995, No. 251, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1996; Acts 1997, No. 1241, §1, eff. July 15, 1997; Acts 2015, No. 80, §1, eff. July 1, 2015.

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