518C.314 LIMITED IMMUNITY OF PETITIONER.
(a) Participation by a petitioner in a proceeding 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 amenable to service of civil process while physically present in this
state to participate in a proceeding under this chapter.
(c) The immunity granted by this section does not extend to civil litigation based on acts
unrelated to a proceeding under this chapter committed by a party while present in this state to
participate in the proceeding.
History: 1994 c 630 art 3 s 14