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§ 314. Limited immunity of petitioner

(a) Participation by a petitioner in a proceeding before a responding tribunal, whether in person, by private attorney, or through services provided by the support enforcement agency, does not confer personal jurisdiction over the petitioner in another proceeding.

(b) A petitioner is not subject to service of civil process while physically present in this state to participate in a proceeding under this title.

(c) Notwithstanding subsection (b) of this section, the immunity granted by this section does not extend to civil litigation based on acts unrelated to a proceeding under this title committed by a party while present in this state to participate in the proceeding. (Added 1997, No. 11, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1998.)

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Vermont > Title-15b > Chapter-3 > 314

§ 314. Limited immunity of petitioner

(a) Participation by a petitioner in a proceeding before a responding tribunal, whether in person, by private attorney, or through services provided by the support enforcement agency, does not confer personal jurisdiction over the petitioner in another proceeding.

(b) A petitioner is not subject to service of civil process while physically present in this state to participate in a proceeding under this title.

(c) Notwithstanding subsection (b) of this section, the immunity granted by this section does not extend to civil litigation based on acts unrelated to a proceeding under this title committed by a party while present in this state to participate in the proceeding. (Added 1997, No. 11, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1998.)


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Vermont > Title-15b > Chapter-3 > 314

§ 314. Limited immunity of petitioner

(a) Participation by a petitioner in a proceeding before a responding tribunal, whether in person, by private attorney, or through services provided by the support enforcement agency, does not confer personal jurisdiction over the petitioner in another proceeding.

(b) A petitioner is not subject to service of civil process while physically present in this state to participate in a proceeding under this title.

(c) Notwithstanding subsection (b) of this section, the immunity granted by this section does not extend to civil litigation based on acts unrelated to a proceeding under this title committed by a party while present in this state to participate in the proceeding. (Added 1997, No. 11, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1998.)

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