North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 50. Divorce and Alimony § 50-13.7. Modification of order for child support or custody




(a) Except as otherwise provided in G.S. 50-13.7A , an order of a court of this State for support of a minor child may be modified or vacated at any time, upon motion in the cause and a showing of changed circumstances by either party or anyone interested subject to the limitations of G.S. 50-13.10 .  Subject to the provisions of G.S. 50A-201 , 50A-202 , and 50A-204 , an order of a court of this State for custody of a minor child may be modified or vacated at any time, upon motion in the cause and a showing of changed circumstances by either party or anyone interested.

(b) When an order for support of a minor child has been entered by a court of another state, a court of this State may, upon gaining jurisdiction, and upon a showing of changed circumstances, enter a new order for support which modifies or supersedes such order for support, subject to the limitations of G.S. 50-13.10 .  Subject to the provisions of G.S. 50A-201 , 50A-202 , and 50A-204 , when an order for custody of a minor child has been entered by a court of another state, a court of this State may, upon gaining jurisdiction, and a showing of changed circumstances, enter a new order for custody which modifies or supersedes such order for custody.





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