Family court, as the “issuing state” of child support order that father sought to enforce, had permissive, continuing jurisdiction to enforce the order under the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA), though neither father, mother, nor child resided in the state, as the order was the controlling order and had not been modified by a tribunal of another state that assumed jurisdiction under the UIFSA.
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