Title 78B - Judicial Code - Chapter 14 - Utah Uniform Interstate Family Support Act - Part 2 - Jurisdiction - Section 204 - Simultaneous proceedings in another state.


Published: 2015-07-01

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Effective 7/1/2015 78B-14-204 Simultaneous proceedings in another state. (1) A tribunal of this state may exercise jurisdiction to establish a support order if the petition or

comparable pleading is filed after a pleading is filed in another state or a foreign country only if: (a) the petition or comparable pleading in this state is filed before the expiration of the time

allowed in the other state or the foreign country for filing a responsive pleading challenging the exercise of jurisdiction by the other state or the foreign country;

(b) the contesting party timely challenges the exercise of jurisdiction in the other state or the foreign country; and

(c) if relevant, this state is the home state of the child. (2) A tribunal of this state may not exercise jurisdiction to establish a support order if the petition or

comparable pleading is filed before a petition or comparable pleading is filed in another state or a foreign country if:

(a) the petition or comparable pleading in the other state or foreign country is filed before the expiration of the time allowed in this state for filing a responsive pleading challenging the exercise of jurisdiction by this state;

(b) the contesting party timely challenges the exercise of jurisdiction in this state; and (c) if relevant, the other state or foreign country is the home of the child.

Amended by Chapter 45, 2015 General Session