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§ 50‑56.  Modificationof award for alimony, postseparation support, child support, or child custodybased on substantial change of circumstances.

(a)        A court or thearbitrators may modify an award for postseparation support, alimony, childsupport, or child custody under conditions stated in G.S. 50‑13.7 andG.S. 50‑16.9 as provided in subsections (b) through (f) of this section.

(b)        Unless the partieshave agreed in writing that an award for postseparation support or alimonyshall be nonmodifiable, an award by arbitrators for postseparation support oralimony under G.S. 50‑16.2A, 50‑16.3A, 50‑16.4, or 50‑16.7may be modified if a court order for alimony or postseparation support could bemodified under G.S. 50‑16.9.

(c)        An award byarbitrators for child support or child custody may be modified if a court orderfor child support or child custody could be modified under G.S. 50‑13.7.

(d)        If an award formodifiable postseparation support or alimony, or an award for child support orchild custody, has not been confirmed under G.S. 50‑53, upon the parties'written agreement these matters may be submitted to arbitrators chosen by theparties under G.S. 50‑45. G.S. 50‑52 through G.S. 50‑56 shallapply to this modified award.

(e)        If an award formodifiable postseparation support or alimony, or an award for child support orchild custody has been confirmed pursuant to G.S. 50‑53, upon theparties' agreement in writing and joint motion, the court may remit thesematters to arbitrators chosen by the parties as provided in G.S. 50‑45,in which case G.S. 50‑52 through G.S. 50‑56 apply to this modifiedaward.

(f)         Except asotherwise provided in this section, the provisions of G.S. 50‑55 apply tomodifications or corrections of awards for postseparation support, alimony, childsupport, or child custody. (1999‑185, s. 1; 2005‑187, s. 14.)

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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_50 > GS_50-56

§ 50‑56.  Modificationof award for alimony, postseparation support, child support, or child custodybased on substantial change of circumstances.

(a)        A court or thearbitrators may modify an award for postseparation support, alimony, childsupport, or child custody under conditions stated in G.S. 50‑13.7 andG.S. 50‑16.9 as provided in subsections (b) through (f) of this section.

(b)        Unless the partieshave agreed in writing that an award for postseparation support or alimonyshall be nonmodifiable, an award by arbitrators for postseparation support oralimony under G.S. 50‑16.2A, 50‑16.3A, 50‑16.4, or 50‑16.7may be modified if a court order for alimony or postseparation support could bemodified under G.S. 50‑16.9.

(c)        An award byarbitrators for child support or child custody may be modified if a court orderfor child support or child custody could be modified under G.S. 50‑13.7.

(d)        If an award formodifiable postseparation support or alimony, or an award for child support orchild custody, has not been confirmed under G.S. 50‑53, upon the parties'written agreement these matters may be submitted to arbitrators chosen by theparties under G.S. 50‑45. G.S. 50‑52 through G.S. 50‑56 shallapply to this modified award.

(e)        If an award formodifiable postseparation support or alimony, or an award for child support orchild custody has been confirmed pursuant to G.S. 50‑53, upon theparties' agreement in writing and joint motion, the court may remit thesematters to arbitrators chosen by the parties as provided in G.S. 50‑45,in which case G.S. 50‑52 through G.S. 50‑56 apply to this modifiedaward.

(f)         Except asotherwise provided in this section, the provisions of G.S. 50‑55 apply tomodifications or corrections of awards for postseparation support, alimony, childsupport, or child custody. (1999‑185, s. 1; 2005‑187, s. 14.)


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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_50 > GS_50-56

§ 50‑56.  Modificationof award for alimony, postseparation support, child support, or child custodybased on substantial change of circumstances.

(a)        A court or thearbitrators may modify an award for postseparation support, alimony, childsupport, or child custody under conditions stated in G.S. 50‑13.7 andG.S. 50‑16.9 as provided in subsections (b) through (f) of this section.

(b)        Unless the partieshave agreed in writing that an award for postseparation support or alimonyshall be nonmodifiable, an award by arbitrators for postseparation support oralimony under G.S. 50‑16.2A, 50‑16.3A, 50‑16.4, or 50‑16.7may be modified if a court order for alimony or postseparation support could bemodified under G.S. 50‑16.9.

(c)        An award byarbitrators for child support or child custody may be modified if a court orderfor child support or child custody could be modified under G.S. 50‑13.7.

(d)        If an award formodifiable postseparation support or alimony, or an award for child support orchild custody, has not been confirmed under G.S. 50‑53, upon the parties'written agreement these matters may be submitted to arbitrators chosen by theparties under G.S. 50‑45. G.S. 50‑52 through G.S. 50‑56 shallapply to this modified award.

(e)        If an award formodifiable postseparation support or alimony, or an award for child support orchild custody has been confirmed pursuant to G.S. 50‑53, upon theparties' agreement in writing and joint motion, the court may remit thesematters to arbitrators chosen by the parties as provided in G.S. 50‑45,in which case G.S. 50‑52 through G.S. 50‑56 apply to this modifiedaward.

(f)         Except asotherwise provided in this section, the provisions of G.S. 50‑55 apply tomodifications or corrections of awards for postseparation support, alimony, childsupport, or child custody. (1999‑185, s. 1; 2005‑187, s. 14.)

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