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RCW 26.21A.555

Recognition of order modified in another state.

If a child support order issued by a tribunal of this state is modified by a tribunal of another state that assumed jurisdiction pursuant to the uniform interstate family support act, a tribunal of this state:
(1) May enforce its order that was modified only as to arrears and interest accruing before the modification;
(2) May provide other appropriate relief for violations of its order which occurred before the effective date of the modification; and
(3) Shall recognize the modifying order of the other state, upon registration, for the purpose of enforcement.
NOTES:
Effective date2002 c 198: See RCW 26.21A.900.
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