§48-16-314.Limited immunity of petitioner.
(a) Participation by a petitioner in a proceeding under this
article before a responding tribunal, whether in person, by private
attorney or through services provided by the support enforcement
agency, does not confer personal jurisdiction over the petitioner
in another proceeding.
(b) A petitioner is not amenable to service of civil process
while physically present in this state to participate in a
proceeding under this article.
(c) The immunity granted by this section does not extend to
civil litigation based on acts unrelated to a proceeding under this
article committed by a party while physically present in this state
to participate in the proceeding.