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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 25. Marital and Domestic Relations
- Chapter 25. Uniform Interstate Family Support Act
- Section 205. Continuing, Exclusive Jurisdiction.
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AS 25.25.205. Continuing, Exclusive Jurisdiction.
- (a) A tribunal of this state issuing a support order consistent with the law of this state has continuing, exclusive
jurisdiction over a child support order
- (1) as long as this state remains the residence of the obligor, the individual obligee, or the child for whose benefit the
support order is issued; or
- (2) until each individual party has filed written consent with the tribunal of this state for a tribunal of another state
to modify the order and assume continuing, exclusive jurisdiction.
- (b) A tribunal of this state issuing a child support order consistent with the law of this state may not exercise its
continuing jurisdiction to modify the order if the order has been modified by a tribunal of another state under a law
substantially similar to this chapter.
- (c) If a child support order of this state is modified by a tribunal of another state under a law substantially similar to
this chapter, a tribunal of this state loses its continuing, exclusive jurisdiction with regard to prospective
enforcement of the order issued in this state and may only
- (1) enforce the order that was modified as to amounts accruing before the modification;
- (2) enforce nonmodifiable aspects of that order; and
- (3) provide other appropriate relief for violations of that order that occurred before the effective date of the
- (d) A tribunal of this state shall recognize the continuing, exclusive jurisdiction of a tribunal of another state that
has issued a child support order under a law substantially similar to this chapter.
- (e) A temporary support order issued ex parte or pending resolution of a jurisdictional conflict does not create
continuing, exclusive jurisdiction in the issuing tribunal.
- (f) A tribunal of this state issuing a support order consistent with the law of this state has continuing, exclusive
jurisdiction over a spousal support order throughout the existence of the support obligation. A tribunal of this state
may not modify a spousal support order issued by a tribunal of another state having continuing, exclusive jurisdiction
over that order under the law of that state.
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