Section 3115.211 | Continuing, exlcusive jurisdiction to modify spousal-support order.
(A) A tribunal of this state issuing a spousal-support order consistent with the law 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 law 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 of the following:
(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.
Available Versions of this Section
- January 1, 2016 – House Bill 64, 131st General Assembly [ View January 1, 2016 Version ]