Continuing Exclusive Jurisdiction (CEJ)
The doctrine that only one support order should be effective and enforceable between the same parties at any one time and that when a particular court has acquired jurisdiction to determine child support and custody, it retains authority to amend and modify its orders therein. This Court of Continuing Exclusive Jurisdiction (CCEJ) continues to have jurisdiction over a support issue until another court takes it away. Defined in the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA).
(See also: Uniform Interstate Family Support Act)
Source: Office of Child Support Enforcement.
Doctrine that only one support order can be in effect at any one time and that only one state has jurisdiction to modify the order.
Source: Office of Child Support Enforcement