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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 25. Marital and Domestic Relations
- Chapter 25. Uniform Interstate Family Support Act
- Section 611. Modification of Child Support Order of Another State.
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AS 25.25.611. Modification of Child Support Order of Another State.
- (a) After a child support order issued in another state has been registered in this state, unless the provisions of AS 25.25.613
apply, the responding tribunal of this state may modify that order only if, after notice and an opportunity for
hearing, it finds that
- (1) the following requirements are met:
- (A) the child, the individual obligee, and the obligor do not reside in the issuing state;
- (B) a petitioner who is not a resident of this state seeks modification; and
- (C) the respondent is subject to the personal jurisdiction of the tribunal of this state; or
- (2) the child, or a party who is an individual, is subject to the personal jurisdiction of the tribunal and all of the
parties who are individuals have filed a written consent in the issuing tribunal providing that a tribunal of this
state may modify the support order and assume continuing, exclusive jurisdiction over the order; however, if the
issuing state is a foreign jurisdiction that has not enacted a law or procedure substantially similar to this chapter,
the written consent of an individual residing in this state is not required for the tribunal to assume jurisdiction to
modify the child support order.
- (b) Modification of a registered child support order is subject to the same requirements, procedures, and defenses that
apply to the modification of an order issued by a tribunal of this state and the order may be enforced and satisfied in
the same manner.
- (c) A tribunal of this state may not modify any aspect of a child support order that may not be modified under the law of
the issuing state. If two or more tribunals have issued child support orders for the same obligor and child, the order
that is controlling and must be recognized under the provisions of AS 25.25.207
establishes the nonmodifiable aspects of the support order.
- (d) On issuance of an order modifying a child support order issued in another state, a tribunal of this state becomes the
tribunal of continuing, exclusive jurisdiction.
- (e) [Repealed, Sec. 148 ch 87 SLA 1997].
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