Section 30-3A-603Effect of registration for enforcement.
(a) A support order or income-withholding order issued in another state is registered when the order is filed in the appropriate court of this state.
(b) A registered order issued in another state is enforceable in the same manner and is subject to the same procedures as an order issued by a court of this state.
(c) Except as otherwise provided in this article, a court of this state shall recognize and enforce, but may not modify, a registered order if the issuing tribunal had jurisdiction.
(Acts 1997, No. 97-245, p. 398, §1.)