546-B:1 Definitions
546-B:1-a State Tribunal and Support Enforcement Agency
546-B:2 Remedies Cumulative
546-B:2-a Application of Chapter to Resident of Foreign Country and Foreign Support Proceeding
546-B:3 Bases for Jurisdiction Over Nonresident
546-B:4 Duration of Personal Jurisdiction
546-B:5 Initiating and Responding Tribunal of This State
546-B:6 Simultaneous Proceedings
546-B:7 Continuing, Exclusive Jurisdiction To Modify Child Support Order
546-B:8 Continuing Jurisdiction to Enforce Child Support Order
546-B:9 Determination of Controlling Child Support Order
546-B:10 Child Support Orders for 2 or More Obligees
546-B:11 Credit for Payments
546-B:11-a Application of This Chapter to Nonresident Subject to Personal Jurisdiction
546-B:11-b Continuing, Exclusive Jurisdiction to Modify Spousal Support Order
546-B:12 Proceedings Under This Chapter
546-B:13 Proceeding by Minor Parent
546-B:14 Application of Law of This State
546-B:15 Duties of Initiating Tribunal
546-B:16 Duties and Powers of Responding Tribunal
546-B:17 Inappropriate Tribunal
546-B:18 Duties of Support Enforcement Agency
546-B:19 Duty of Attorney General
546-B:20 Private Counsel
546-B:21 Duties of State Information Agency
546-B:22 Pleadings and Accompanying Documents
546-B:23 Nondisclosure of Information in Exceptional Circumstances
546-B:24 Costs and Fees
546-B:25 Limited Immunity of Petitioner
546-B:26 Nonparentage as Defense
546-B:27 Special Rules of Evidence and Procedure
546-B:28 Communications Between Tribunals
546-B:29 Assistance With Discovery
546-B:30 Receipt and Disbursement of Payments
546-B:31 Establishment of Support Order
546-B:31-a Proceeding to Determine Parentage
546-B:32 Employer’s Receipt of Income-Withholding Order of Another State
546-B:33 Employer’s Compliance With Income-Withholding Order of Another State
546-B:34 Employer’s Compliance With 2 or More Income-Withholding Orders
546-B:35 Immunity From Civil Liability
546-B:36 Penalties for Noncompliance
546-B:37 Contest by Obligor
546-B:38 Administrative Enforcement of Orders
546-B:39 Registration of Order for Enforcement
546-B:40 Procedure to Register Order for Enforcement
546-B:41 Effect of Registration for Enforcement
546-B:42 Choice of Law
546-B:43 Notice of Registration of Order
546-B:44 Procedure to Contest Validity or Enforcement of Registered Support Order
546-B:45 Contest of Registration or Enforcement
546-B:46 Confirmed Order
546-B:47 Procedure to Register Child Support Order of Another State for Modification
546-B:48 Effect of Registration for Modification
546-B:49 Modification of Child Support Order of Another State
546-B:50 Recognition of Order Modified in Another State
546-B:51 Jurisdiction to Modify Child Support Order of Another State When Individual Parties Reside in This State
546-B:52 Notice to Issuing Tribunal of Modification
546-B:52-a Jurisdiction to Modify Child Support Order of Foreign Country
546-B:52-b Procedure to Register Child Support Order of Foreign Country for Modification
546-B:53 Definitions
546-B:53-a Applicability
546-B:53-b Relationship of Department of Health and Human Services to United States Central Authority
546-B:53-c Initiation by Department of Health and Human Services of Support Proceeding Under Convention
546-B:53-d Direct Request
546-B:53-e Registration of Convention Support Order
546-B:53-f Contest of Registered Convention Support Order
546-B:53-g Recognition and Enforcement of Registered Convention Support Order
546-B:53-h Partial Enforcement
546-B:53-i Foreign Support Agreement
546-B:53-j Modification of Convention Child Support Order
546-B:53-k Personal Information; Limit on Use
546-B:53-l Record Original Language: English Translations
546-B:54 Grounds for Rendition
546-B:55 Conditions of Rendition
546-B:56 Uniformity of Application and Construction
546-B:57 Rulemaking Authority
546-B:58 Transitional Provision
546-B:59 Severability Clause

Terms Used In New Hampshire Revised Statutes > Chapter 546-B - Uniform Interstate Family Support Act

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of these laws, shall mean the section next preceding or following that in which such reference is made, unless some other is expressly designated. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:13
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • justice: when applied to a magistrate, shall mean a justice of a municipal court, or a justice of the peace having jurisdiction over the subject-matter. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:12
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies corporate and politic as well as to individuals. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:9
  • petition: when used in connection with the equity jurisdiction of the superior court, and referring to a document filed with the court, shall mean complaint, and "petitioner" shall mean plaintiff. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:51
  • petitioner: shall mean plaintiff. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:51
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • state: when applied to different parts of the United States, may extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall include said district and territories. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:4
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • sworn: when applied to public officers required by the constitution to take oaths therein prescribed, shall refer to those oaths; when applied to other officers it shall mean sworn to the faithful discharge of the duties of their offices before a justice of the peace, or other person authorized to administer official oaths in such cases. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:25
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: shall include said district and territories. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:4