Maine Revised Statutes

§3001. Proceedings under this chapter

1. Application of subchapter.  Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, this subchapter applies to all proceedings under this chapter.
[ 2003, c. 436, §11 (RPR) .]
1-A. Initiation of proceedings.  An individual petitioner or a support enforcement agency may initiate a proceeding authorized under this chapter by filing a petition in an initiating tribunal for forwarding to a responding tribunal or by filing a petition or a comparable pleading directly in a tribunal of another state or a foreign country that has or can obtain personal jurisdiction over the respondent.
[ 2009, c. 95, §35 (AMD); 2009, c. 95, §87 (AFF) .]
2. Proceedings. 
[ 2003, c. 436, §11 (RP) .]
3. Commencement of proceeding. 
[ 2003, c. 436, §11 (RP) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1995, c. 694, §B2 (NEW). 1995, c. 694, §E2 (AFF). 2003, c. 436, §11 (RPR). 2009, c. 95, §35 (AMD). 2009, c. 95, §87 (AFF).