We may be able to establish and enforce a California order if the California
court has jurisdiction over the non-custodial parent. If a California court does not have
jurisdiction, we can request an order be established and enforced in the state
in which the non-custodial parent lives.
A: It depend on which country.
we have determined that we must proceed by obtaining the assistance of an
agency in another state or country, we must send a request to the agency. The agency has 90 days to open a case.
out of state order can be enforced without registration. However, registration of another state or country’s
court order may be done for enforcement and/or modification purposes.
California order can be enforced in another state without registration. However, registration of the California order
may be done for enforcement and/or modification purposes.
A: Prior to requesting the assistance of another state, we review every case to determine if California has jurisdiction to either to establish and/or enforce an existing child support order. If we determine that California has no jurisdiction, we send a request to the other state asking them to establish and/or enforce an existing child support order as we do not have legal jurisdiction to do so in the case. Jurisdiction is determined pursuant to Federal and State laws and regulations.