WVC 48 - 16 - 603
§48-16-603. Effect of registration for enforcement.
(a) A support order or income withholding order issued in
another state or a foreign support order is registered when the
order is filed in the registering tribunal of this state.
(b) A registered support order issued in another state or a
foreign country is enforceable in the same manner and is subject to
the same procedures as an order issued by a tribunal of this state.
(c) Except as otherwise provided in this article, a tribunal
of this state shall recognize and enforce, but may not modify, a
registered support order if the issuing tribunal had jurisdiction.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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