UNIFORM RECIPROCAL ENFORCEMENT OF SUPPORT ACT

Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act. A 1950 model statute (now superseded) that sought to unify the way in which interstate support matters were processed and the way in which one jurisdiction’s orders were given full faith and credit in another jurisdiction. • This Act, which was amended in 1958 and 1960, was replaced in 1997 with the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act. — Abbr. URESA. See UNIFORM INTERSTATE FAMILY SUPPORT ACT. [Cases: Child Support 500–510. C.J.S. Parent and Child §§ 175, 204–206, 246–255.]