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North Carolina General Statutes
Chapter 52C: Uniform Interstate Family Support Act.

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Article 1 - General Provisions. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-1-100§ 52C-1-100. Short title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-1-101§ 52C-1-101. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-1-102§ 52C-1-102. State tribunal and support enforcement agency.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-1-103§ 52C-1-103. Remedies cumulative.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-1-104§ 52C-1-104. Application of Chapter to resident of foreign country and foreign support proceeding.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - Jurisdiction. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-2-201§ 52C-2-201. Bases for jurisdiction over nonresident.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-2-202§ 52C-2-202. Duration of personal jurisdiction.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-2-203§ 52C-2-203. Initiating and responding tribunal of state.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-2-204§ 52C-2-204. Simultaneous proceedings.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-2-205§ 52C-2-205. Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify child support order.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-2-206§ 52C-2-206. Continuing jurisdiction to enforce child support order.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-2-207§ 52C-2-207. Determination of controlling child support order.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-2-208§ 52C-2-208. Child support orders for two or more obligees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-2-209§ 52C-2-209. Credit for payments.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-2-210§ 52C-2-210. Application of this Chapter to nonresident subject to personal jurisdiction.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-2-211§ 52C-2-211. Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify spousal support order.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Civil Provisions of General Application. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-3-301§ 52C-3-301. Proceedings under this Chapter.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-3-302§ 52C-3-302. Proceeding by minor parent.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-3-303§ 52C-3-303. Application of law of this State.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-3-304§ 52C-3-304. Duties of initiating tribunal.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-3-305§ 52C-3-305. Duties and powers of responding tribunal.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-3-306§ 52C-3-306. Inappropriate tribunal.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-3-307§ 52C-3-307. Duties of support enforcement agency.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-3-308§ 52C-3-308. Duty of Department.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-3-308.1§ 52C-3-308.1. Private counsel.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-3-309§ 52C-3-309. Duties of State information agency.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-3-310§ 52C-3-310. Pleadings and accompanying documents.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-3-311§ 52C-3-311. Nondisclosure of information in exceptional circumstances.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-3-312§ 52C-3-312. Costs and fees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-3-313§ 52C-3-313. Limited immunity of petitioner.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-3-314§ 52C-3-314. Nonparentage as defense.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-3-315§ 52C-3-315. Special rules of evidence and procedure.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-3-316§ 52C-3-316. Communications between tribunals.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-3-317§ 52C-3-317. Assistance with discovery.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-3-318§ 52C-3-318. Receipt and disbursement of payments.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4 - Establishment of Support Order or Determination of Parentage. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-4-401§ 52C-4-401. Establishment of support order.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-4-402§ 52C-4-402. Proceeding to determine parentage.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 5 - Enforcement of Order of Another State Without Registration. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-5-501§ 52C-5-501. Employer's receipt of income-withholding order of another state.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-5-502§ 52C-5-502. Employer's compliance with income-withholding order of another state.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-5-503§ 52C-5-503. Employer's compliance with two or more income-withholding orders.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-5-504§ 52C-5-504. Immunity from civil liability.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-5-505§ 52C-5-505. Penalties for noncompliance.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-5-506§ 52C-5-506. Contest by obligor.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-5-507§ 52C-5-507. Administrative enforcement of orders.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 6 - Registration, Enforcement, and Modification of Support Order. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-6-601§ 52C-6-601. Registration of order for enforcement.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-6-602§ 52C-6-602. Procedure to register order for enforcement.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-6-603§ 52C-6-603. Effect of registration for enforcement.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-6-604§ 52C-6-604. Choice of law.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-6-605§ 52C-6-605. Notice of registration of order.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-6-606§ 52C-6-606. Procedure to contest validity or enforcement of registered support order.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-6-607§ 52C-6-607. Contest of registration or enforcement.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-6-608§ 52C-6-608. Confirmed order.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-6-609§ 52C-6-609. Procedure to register child support order of another state for modification.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-6-610§ 52C-6-610. Effect of registration for modification.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-6-611§ 52C-6-611. Modification of child support order of another state.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-6-612§ 52C-6-612. Recognition of order modified in another state.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-6-613§ 52C-6-613. Jurisdiction to modify child support order of another state when individual parties reside in this State.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-6-614§ 52C-6-614. Notice to issuing tribunal of modification.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-6-615§ 52C-6-615. Jurisdiction to modify child support order of foreign country.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-6-616§ 52C-6-616. Procedure to register child support order of foreign country for modification.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 7 - Support Proceeding Under Convention. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-7-701§ 52C-7-701. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-7-702§ 52C-7-702. Applicability.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-7-703§ 52C-7-703. Relationship of Department to United States central authority.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-7-704§ 52C-7-704. Initiation by Department of support proceeding under Convention.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-7-705§ 52C-7-705. Direct request.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-7-706§ 52C-7-706. Registration of Convention support order.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-7-707§ 52C-7-707. Contest of registered Convention support order.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-7-708§ 52C-7-708. Recognition and enforcement of registered Convention support order.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-7-709§ 52C-7-709. Partial enforcement.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-7-710§ 52C-7-710. Foreign support agreement.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-7-711§ 52C-7-711. Modification of Convention child support order.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-7-712§ 52C-7-712. Personal information; limit on use.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-7-713§ 52C-7-713. Record in original language; English translation.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 8 - Interstate Rendition. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-8-801§ 52C-8-801. Grounds for rendition.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-8-802§ 52C-8-802. Conditions of rendition.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 9 - Miscellaneous Provisions. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-9-901§ 52C-9-901. Uniformity of application and construction.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-9-901.1§ 52C-9-901.1. Transitional provision.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 52C-9-902§ 52C-9-902. Severability clause.[HTML] [RTF]

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