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      CHC 1302.11     


Art. 1302.11. Continuing exclusive jurisdiction to modify spousal support order

            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.

            B. A tribunal of this state may not modify a spousal support order issued by a tribunal of another state or a foreign country having continuing, exclusive jurisdiction over that order under the law of that state or foreign country.

            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.

            Acts 2015, No. 80, §1, eff. July 1, 2015.

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