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25-1231. Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify spousal support order

A. A tribunal of this state issuing a spousal support order consistent with the laws of this state has continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify the spousal support order throughout the existence of the support obligation.

B. A tribunal of this state may not modify a spousal support order issued by a tribunal of another state having continuing, exclusive jurisdiction over that order under the laws of that state.

C. A tribunal of this state that has continuing, exclusive jurisdiction over a spousal support order may serve as either:

1. An initiating tribunal of another state to enforce the spousal support order issued in that state.

2. A responding tribunal to enforce or modify its own spousal support order.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Arizona > Title25 > 25-1231

25-1231. Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify spousal support order

A. A tribunal of this state issuing a spousal support order consistent with the laws of this state has continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify the spousal support order throughout the existence of the support obligation.

B. A tribunal of this state may not modify a spousal support order issued by a tribunal of another state having continuing, exclusive jurisdiction over that order under the laws of that state.

C. A tribunal of this state that has continuing, exclusive jurisdiction over a spousal support order may serve as either:

1. An initiating tribunal of another state to enforce the spousal support order issued in that state.

2. A responding tribunal to enforce or modify its own spousal support order.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Arizona > Title25 > 25-1231

25-1231. Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify spousal support order

A. A tribunal of this state issuing a spousal support order consistent with the laws of this state has continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify the spousal support order throughout the existence of the support obligation.

B. A tribunal of this state may not modify a spousal support order issued by a tribunal of another state having continuing, exclusive jurisdiction over that order under the laws of that state.

C. A tribunal of this state that has continuing, exclusive jurisdiction over a spousal support order may serve as either:

1. An initiating tribunal of another state to enforce the spousal support order issued in that state.

2. A responding tribunal to enforce or modify its own spousal support order.

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