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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 6-609: Procedure to register child support order of another state for modification

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

  Section 6-609. Procedure to register child support order of another state for modification. A party or support enforcement agency seeking to modify, or to modify and enforce, a child support order issued in another state shall register that order in the commonwealth in the same manner provided in Part 1 of this article if the order has not been registered. A petition for modification may be filed at the same time as a request for registration, or later. The pleading must specify the grounds for modification.

Chapter 209D: Section 6-609. Procedure to register child support order of another state for modification

[ 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 6-609. Procedure to register child support order of another state for modification. A party or support enforcement agency seeking to modify, or to modify and enforce, a child support order issued in another state shall register that order in the commonwealth in the same manner provided in sections 6-601 to 6-608, inclusive, if the order has not been registered. A petition or comparable pleading for modification may be filed at the same time as a request for registration or later. The pleading must specify the grounds for modification.