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Legal Statutes: Maryland

UPDATED April 19, 2017

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Subtitle 3. Enforcement

back to top§ 9.5-307. Simultaneous proceedings

Jurisdiction

(a) If a proceeding for enforcement under this subtitle is commenced in a court of this State and the court determines that a proceeding to modify the determination is pending in a court of another state having jurisdiction to modify the determination under Subtitle 2 of this title, the enforcing court shall immediately communicate with the modifying court.


Continuation, stay or dismissal of proceeding

(b) The proceeding for enforcement continues unless the enforcing court, after consultation with the modifying court, stays or dismisses the proceeding.
Added by Acts 2004, c. 502, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2004.