Legal Statutes: North Carolina
UPDATED October 19, 2012
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- North Carolina General Statutes (select sections)
- Chapter 1. Civil Procedure
- Chapter 1A. Rules of Civil Procedure
- Article 2. Commencement of Action; Service of Process, Pleadings, Motions, and Orders
- Chapter 5A. Contempt
- Article 1. Criminal Contempt
- Chapter 7B. Juvenile Code
- Subchapter IV. Parental Authority; Emancipation
- Chapter 14. Criminal Law
- Subchapter III. Offenses Against the Person
- Article 7A. Rape and Other Sex Offenses
- Article 8. Assaults
- Article 10 - Kidnapping and Abduction
- Article 10A. Human Trafficking
- Subchapter IV. Offenses Against the Habitation and Other Buildings
- Article 14. Burglary and Other Housebreakings.
- Subchapter VI. Criminal Trespass
- Article 22B. First and Second Degree Trespass
- Article 23. Trespasses to Personal Property
- Subchapter VII. Offenses Against Public Morality and Decency
- Article 26. Offenses Against Public Morality and Decency
- Subchapter IX. Offenses Against the Public Peace
- Article 35. Offenses Against the Public Peace
- Subchapter XI. General Police Regulations
- Article 39. Protection of Minors
- Article 40. Protection of the Family
- Article 53B. Firearm Regulation
- Chapter 42. Landlord and Tenant
- Article 5. Residential Rental Agreements
- Chapter 50. Divorce and Alimony
- Article 1. Divorce, Alimony, and Child Support, Generally
- Chapter 50A Uniform Child-Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
- Article 2. Uniform Child-Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
- Chapter 50B. Domestic Violence
- Chapter 50C. Civil No-Contact Orders
- Chapter 52C. Uniform Interstate Family Support Act
- Article 3. Civil Provisions of General Application
- Article 5. Enforcement of Order of Another State Without Registration
- Article 6. Enforcement and Modification of Support Order After Registration
- Part 1. Registration and Enforcement of Support Order
- Part 3. Registration and Modification of Child Support Order
- Chapter 110. Child Welfare
Part 3. Registration and Modification of Child Support Order
back to top52C-6-611. Modification of child support order of another state
(a) After a child support order issued in another state has been registered in this State, the responding tribunal of this State may modify that order only if G.S. 52C-6-613 does not apply and after notice and 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 a nonresident 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 of this State and all of the parties who are individuals have filed a written consent in the issuing tribunal for a tribunal of this State to 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 established procedures substantially similar to the procedures under this act, the consent otherwise required 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 controls and must be so recognized under G.S. 52C-2-207 establishes the aspects of the support order which are nonmodifiable.
(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 by S.L. 1997-443, § 10.12, effective Oct. 1, 1997.
Added by Laws 1995, c. 538, § 7(c), eff. Jan. 1, 1996. Amended by S.L. 1997-433, § 10.12; S.L. 1997-456, § 27, eff. Oct. 1, 1997; S.L. 1998-17, § 1, eff. June 30, 1998.