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December 14, 2023

4341. Commencement of support actions or proceedings

(a) Procedure.–A support action or proceeding under this chapter shall be commenced in the manner prescribed by the Rules of Civil Procedure governing actions of support.

(b) Standing.–Any person caring for a child shall have standing to commence or continue an action for support of that child regardless of whether a court order has been issued granting that person custody of the child.

(c) Jurisdiction.–The court shall exercise Statewide jurisdiction over the parties to a proceeding under this chapter.