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WVC 48 - 16 - 206 §48-16-206. Continuing jurisdiction to enforce child support order.
(a) A tribunal of this state that has issued a child support order consistent with the law of this state may serve as an initiating tribunal to request a tribunal of another state to enforce:

(1) The order if the order is the controlling order and has not been modified by a tribunal of another state that assumed jurisdiction pursuant to the uniform family support act; or

(2) A money judgment for arrears of support and interest on the order accrued before a determination that an order of another state is the controlling order.

(b) A tribunal of this state having continuing, jurisdiction over a support order may act as a responding tribunal to enforce the order.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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