Chapter 26.21A RCW

UNIFORM INTERSTATE FAMILY SUPPORT ACT

Sections

ARTICLE 1
GENERAL PROVISIONS
26.21A.005Short title.
26.21A.010Definitions.
26.21A.015State tribunal and support enforcement agency.
26.21A.020Remedies cumulative.
26.21A.025Application of chapter to resident of foreign country and foreign support proceeding.
ARTICLE 2
JURISDICTION
PART 1
EXTENDED PERSONAL JURISDICTION
26.21A.100Bases for jurisdiction over nonresident.
26.21A.106Duration of personal jurisdiction.
PART 2
PROCEEDINGS INVOLVING TWO OR MORE STATES
26.21A.110Initiating and responding tribunal of this state.
26.21A.115Simultaneous proceedings.
26.21A.120Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify child support order.
26.21A.125Continuing jurisdiction to enforce child support order.
PART 3
RECONCILIATION OF TWO OR MORE ORDERS
26.21A.130Determination of controlling child support order.
26.21A.135Child support orders for two or more obligees.
26.21A.140Credit for payments.
26.21A.146Application of chapter to nonresident subject to personal jurisdiction.
26.21A.150Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify spousal support order.
ARTICLE 3
CIVIL PROVISIONS OF GENERAL APPLICATION
26.21A.200Proceedings under this chapter.
26.21A.205Proceeding by minor parent.
26.21A.210Application of law of this state.
26.21A.215Duties of initiating tribunal.
26.21A.220Duties and powers of responding tribunal.
26.21A.225Inappropriate tribunal.
26.21A.230Duties of support enforcement agency.
26.21A.235Duty of state official or agency.
26.21A.240Private counsel.
26.21A.245Duties of state information agency.
26.21A.250Pleadings and accompanying documents.
26.21A.255Nondisclosure of information in exceptional circumstances.
26.21A.260Costs and fees.
26.21A.265Limited immunity of petitioner.
26.21A.270Nonparentage as defense.
26.21A.275Special rules of evidence and procedure.
26.21A.280Communications between tribunals.
26.21A.285Assistance with discovery.
26.21A.290Receipt and disbursement of payments.
ARTICLE 4
ESTABLISHMENT OF SUPPORT ORDER OR
DETERMINATION OF PARENTAGE
26.21A.350Establishment of support order.
26.21A.355Proceeding to determine parentage.
ARTICLE 5
ENFORCEMENT OF SUPPORT ORDER
WITHOUT REGISTRATION
26.21A.400Employer's receipt of income-withholding order of another state.
26.21A.405Employer's compliance with income-withholding order of another state.
26.21A.410Employer's compliance with two or more income-withholding orders.
26.21A.415Immunity from civil liability.
26.21A.420Penalties for noncompliance.
26.21A.425Contest by obligor.
26.21A.430Administrative enforcement of orders.
ARTICLE 6
REGISTRATION, ENFORCEMENT, AND
MODIFICATION OF SUPPORT ORDER
PART 1
REGISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF SUPPORT ORDER
26.21A.500Registration of order for enforcement.
26.21A.505Procedure to register order for enforcement.
26.21A.510Effect of registration for enforcement.
26.21A.515Choice of law.
PART 2
CONTEST OF VALIDITY OR ENFORCEMENT
26.21A.520Notice of registration of order.
26.21A.525Procedure to contest validity or enforcement of registered support order.
26.21A.530Contest of registration or enforcement.
26.21A.535Confirmed order.
PART 3
REGISTRATION AND MODIFICATION OF
CHILD SUPPORT ORDER OF ANOTHER STATE
26.21A.540Procedure to register child support order of another state for modification.
26.21A.545Effect of registration for modification.
26.21A.550Modification of child support order of another state.
26.21A.555Recognition of order modified in another state.
26.21A.560Jurisdiction to modify child support order of another state when individual parties reside in this state.
26.21A.565Notice to issuing tribunal of modification.
PART 4
REGISTRATION AND MODIFICATION OF
FOREIGN CHILD SUPPORT ORDER
26.21A.570Jurisdiction to modify child support order of foreign country.
26.21A.575Procedure to register child support order of foreign country for modification.
ARTICLE 7
SUPPORT PROCEEDING UNDER CONVENTION
26.21A.601Definitions.
26.21A.603Applicability.
26.21A.605Relationship of department of social and health services to United States central authority.
26.21A.607Initiation by department of social and health services of support proceeding under convention.
26.21A.610Direct request.
26.21A.613Registration of convention support order.
26.21A.615Contest of registered convention support order.
26.21A.617Recognition and enforcement of registered convention support order.
26.21A.620Partial enforcement.
26.21A.623Foreign support agreement.
26.21A.625Modification of convention child support order.
26.21A.627Personal informationLimit on use.
26.21A.630Record in original languageEnglish translation.
ARTICLE 8
INTERSTATE RENDITION
26.21A.650Grounds for rendition.
26.21A.655Conditions of rendition.
ARTICLE 9
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
26.21A.900Effective date2002 c 198.
26.21A.905Uniformity of application and construction.
26.21A.907Transitional provision.
26.21A.915Captions, part headings, and articles not part of law2002 c 198.
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