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Title 15B : Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (1996)

Chapter 013 : CIVIL PROVISIONS OF GENERAL APPLICATION

(Cite as: 15B V.S.A. § 1314)
  • § 1314. Limited immunity of petitioner

    (a) Participation by a petitioner in a proceeding under this title before a responding tribunal, whether in person, by private attorney, or through services provided by the support enforcement agency, does not confer personal jurisdiction over the petitioner in another proceeding.

    (b) A petitioner is not subject to service of civil process while physically present in this State to participate in a proceeding under this title.

    (c) The immunity granted by this section does not extend to civil litigation based on acts unrelated to a proceeding under this title committed by a party while physically present in this State to participate in the proceeding. (Added 2015, No. 16, § 2, eff. June 1, 2015.)