Title 78B - Judicial Code - Chapter 14 - Utah Uniform Interstate Family Support Act - Part 2 - Jurisdiction - Section 211 - Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify spousal support order.


Published: 2015-07-01

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Effective 7/1/2015 78B-14-211 Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify spousal support order. (1) 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.

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

(3) A tribunal of this state that has continuing, exclusive jurisdiction over a spousal support order may serve as:

(a) an initiating tribunal to request a tribunal of another state to enforce the spousal support order issued in this state; or

(b) a responding tribunal to enforce or modify its own spousal support order.

Revisor instructions Chapter 245, 2013 General Session Amended by Chapter 412, 2011 General Session