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  • PART II REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS
  • TITLE III DOMESTIC RELATIONS
  • CHAPTER 209D UNIFORM INTERSTATE FAMILY SUPPORT ACT
  • ARTICLE 6 ENFORCEMENT AND MODIFICATION OF SUPPORT
    ORDER AFTER REGISTRATION.
  • Section 6-603 Effect of registration for enforcement

Section 6-603. Effect of registration for enforcement.

(a) A support order or income-withholding order issued in another state is registered when the order is filed in the registering tribunal of the commonwealth.

(b) A registered order issued in another state is enforceable in the same manner and is subject to the same procedures as an order issued by a tribunal of the commonwealth.

(c) Except as otherwise provided in this article, a tribunal of the commonwealth shall recognize and enforce, but may not modify, a registered order if the issuing tribunal had jurisdiction.