The Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA)

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The authority to hear a child support case and issue an order is called?

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1. The _____ court has continuing and exclusive jurisdiction over a child support case.

2. Which is TRUE regarding the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are the requirements under the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA) regarding enforcement of child support across different states? This quiz and worksheet is an easy way to test your ability to answer this question and others about the UIFSA.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will gauge your knowledge of the following:

  • Term for authority to hear a child support case and issue an order
  • Continuing and exclusive jurisdiction over a child support case
  • True statement about the UIFSA
  • What the UIFSA states about child support when different states are involved
  • Modifying an existing child support order outside of the home state

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the authority to hear a child support case and issue an order
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about who has continuing and exclusive jurisdiction over a child support case and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about modifying an existing child support order in a state other than the home state

Additional Learning

Further your understanding of this topic with the lesson titled The Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA). Here are a few examples of what you'll find in this lesson:

  • Who can order child support
  • The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)
  • An example of a child support order involving UIFSA requirements
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