SEC. 93-25-87. Choice of law.
(1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (4), the law of the issuing state governs:
(a) The nature, extent, amount and duration of current payments under a registered support order;
(b) The computation and payment of arrearages and accrual of interest on the arrearages under the support order; and
(c) The existence and satisfaction of other obligations under the support order.
(2) In a proceeding for arrears under a registered support order, the statute of limitation * * * of this state or of the issuing state, whichever is longer, applies.
(3) A responding tribunal of this state shall apply the procedures and remedies of this state to enforce current support and collect arrearages and interest due on a support order of another state registered in this state.
(4) After a tribunal of this or another state determines which is the controlling order and issues an order consolidating arrears, if any, a tribunal of this state shall prospectively apply the law of the state issuing the controlling order, including its law on interest on arrears, on current and future support and on consolidated arrears.
SOURCES: 1997 Laws, Chapter 588, Sec. 114, SB2164; Laws, 2004, ch. 406, § 30, SB 2851, eff from and after July 1, 2004.
PREVIOUS VERSIONS: Pre-2004
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