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2018 Florida Statutes

F.S. 88.7111
88.7111 Modification of convention child support order.
(1) A tribunal of this state may not modify a convention child support order if the obligee remains a resident of the foreign country where the support order was issued unless:
(a) The obligee submits to the jurisdiction of a tribunal of this state, either expressly or by defending on the merits of the case without objecting to the jurisdiction at the first available opportunity; or
(b) The foreign tribunal lacks or refuses to exercise jurisdiction to modify its support order or issue a new support order.
(2) If a tribunal of this state does not modify a convention child support order because the order is not recognized in this state, the provisions of s. 88.7081(3) apply.
History.s. 69, ch. 2011-92.