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25-1231 - Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify spousal support order
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 or a foreign country having continuing, exclusive jurisdiction over that order under the laws of that state or foreign country.
C. A tribunal of this state that has continuing, exclusive jurisdiction over a spousal support order may serve as either:
1. An initiating tribunal to request a tribunal of another state to enforce the spousal support order issued in this state.
2. A responding tribunal to enforce or modify its own spousal support order.