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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 3-303: Application of law of the commonwealth

[ Text of section effective until March 31, 2016. For text effective March 31, 2016, see below.]

  Section 3-303. Application of law of the commonwealth. Except as otherwise provided by this chapter, a responding tribunal of the commonwealth:

  (1) shall apply the procedural and substantive law, including the rules on choice of law, generally applicable to similar proceedings originating in the commonwealth and may exercise all powers and provide all remedies available in those proceedings; and

  (2) shall determine the duty of support and the amount payable in accordance with the law and support guidelines of the commonwealth.

Chapter 209D: Section 3-303. Application of law of the commonwealth

[ Text of section as recodified by 2016, 53, Sec. 1 effective March 31, 2016 applicable as provided by 2016, 53, Sec. 2. See 2016, 53, Sec. 3. For text effective until March 31, 2016, see above.]

  Section 3-303. Application of law of the commonwealth. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a responding tribunal of the commonwealth shall:

  (1) apply the procedural and substantive law, generally applicable to similar proceedings originating in the commonwealth and may exercise all powers and provide all remedies available in those proceedings; and

  (2) determine the duty of support and the amount payable in accordance with the law and support guidelines of the commonwealth.