Maine Revised Statutes

§3254. Recognition of order modified in another state

If a child support order issued by a tribunal of this State is modified by a tribunal of another state that assumed jurisdiction pursuant to the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act, a tribunal of this State: [2015, c. 186, §8 (AMD).]

1. Enforce amounts accruing before modification.  May enforce the order that was modified only as to arrears and interest accruing before the modification;
[ 2003, c. 436, §44 (AMD) .]
2. Enforce nonmodifiable aspects. 
[ 2003, c. 436, §44 (RP) .]
3. Relief for violations before modification.  May provide appropriate relief for violations of its order that occurred before the effective date of the modification; and
[ 2003, c. 436, §44 (AMD) .]
4. Recognize modifying order.  Shall recognize the modifying order of the other state, upon registration, for the purpose of enforcement.
[ 2003, c. 436, §44 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1995, c. 694, §B2 (NEW). 1995, c. 694, §E2 (AFF). 2003, c. 436, §44 (AMD). 2015, c. 186, §8 (AMD).