California : Family Code: 4900-4903
(provided by Divorce Source, Inc.)
Published 5.20.98

4900. This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act.

4901. As used in this chapter, the following definitions shall apply:

(i) An Indian tribe.
(ii) A foreign jurisdiction that has enacted a law or established procedures for issuance and enforcement of support orders which are substantially similar to the procedures under this chapter, the Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act, or the Revised Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act.

(20) "Support enforcement agency" means a public official or agency authorized to seek any of the following:

(21) "Support order" means a judgment, decree, or order, whether temporary, final, or subject to modification, for the benefit of a child, a spouse, or a former spouse, which provides for monetary support, health care, arrearages, or reimbursement, and may include related costs and fees, interest, income withholding, attorney's fees, and other relief.

(22) "Tribunal" means a court, administrative agency, or quasi-judicial entity authorized to establish, enforce, or modify support orders or to determine parentage.

4902. The superior court is the tribunal of this state.

4903. Remedies provided by this chapter are cumulative and do not affect the availability of remedies under other law.


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