§ 52C-7-701 Definitions
§ 52C-7-702 Applicability
§ 52C-7-703 Relationship of Department to United States central authority
§ 52C-7-704 Initiation by Department of support proceeding under Convention
§ 52C-7-705 Direct request
§ 52C-7-706 Registration of Convention support order
§ 52C-7-707 Contest of registered Convention support order
§ 52C-7-708 Recognition and enforcement of registered Convention support order
§ 52C-7-709 Partial enforcement
§ 52C-7-710 Foreign support agreement
§ 52C-7-711 Modification of Convention child support order
§ 52C-7-712 Personal information; limit on use
§ 52C-7-713 Record in original language; English translation

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 52C > Article 7

  • 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.
  • Application: means a request under the Convention by an obligee or obligor, or on behalf of a child, made through a central authority for assistance from another central authority. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-7-701
  • Central authority: means the entity designated by the United States or a foreign country described in G. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-7-701
  • Child: means an individual, whether over or under the age of majority, who is or is alleged to be owed a duty of support by the individual's parent or who is or is alleged to be the beneficiary of a support order directed to the parent. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-1-101
  • Child support order: means a support order for a child, including a child who has attained the age of majority under the law of the issuing state or foreign country. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-1-101
  • Convention: means the Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance, concluded at The Hague on November 23, 2007. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-1-101
  • Convention support order: means a support order of a tribunal of a foreign country described in G. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-7-701
  • Department: means the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Social Services. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-1-101
  • Direct request: means a petition filed by an individual in a tribunal of this State in a proceeding involving an obligee, obligor, or child residing outside the United States. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-7-701
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Foreign country: means a country, including a political subdivision thereof, other than the United States, that authorizes the issuance of support orders and:

    a. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-1-101

  • Foreign support agreement: means an agreement for support in a record that:

    a. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-7-701

  • Foreign support order: means a support order of a foreign tribunal. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-1-101
  • Foreign tribunal: means a court, administrative agency, or quasi-judicial entity of a foreign country which is authorized to establish, enforce, or modify support orders or to determine parentage of a child. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-1-101
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Issuing tribunal: means the tribunal of a state or foreign country that issues a support order or a judgment determining parentage of a child. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-1-101
  • 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.
  • Law: includes decisional and statutory law and rules and regulations having the force of law. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-1-101
  • Obligee: means :

    a. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-1-101

  • Obligor: means an individual who, or the estate of a decedent that:

    a. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-1-101

  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-1-101
  • Register: means to file in a tribunal of this State a support order or judgment determining parentage of a child issued in another state or a foreign country. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-1-101
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession under the jurisdiction of the United States. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-1-101
  • Support enforcement agency: means a public official, governmental entity, or private agency authorized to:

    a. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-1-101

  • Support order: means a judgment, decree, order, decision, or directive, whether temporary, final, or subject to modification, issued in a state or a foreign country for the benefit of a child, a spouse, or a former spouse, which provides for monetary support, health care, arrearages, retroactive support, or reimbursement for financial assistance provided to an individual obligee in place of child support. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-1-101
  • Tribunal: means a court, administrative agency, or quasi-judicial entity authorized to establish, enforce, or modify support orders or to determine parentage of a child. See North Carolina General Statutes 52C-1-101
  • United States: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3