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New Jersey Statutes Title 2A. Administration of Civil and Criminal Justice 2A § 4-30.139

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Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify spousal support order.

a. A tribunal of this State issuing a spousal support order consistent with the law of this State has continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify the spousal support order throughout the existence of the support obligation.

b. A tribunal of this State may not modify a spousal support order issued by a tribunal of another state or a foreign country having continuing, exclusive jurisdiction over that order under the law of that state or foreign country.

c. A tribunal of this State that has continuing, exclusive jurisdiction over a spousal support order may serve as:

(1) an initiating tribunal to request a tribunal of another state to enforce the spousal support order issued in this State;  or

(2) a responding tribunal to enforce or modify its own spousal support order.

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