I am currently going through a divorce here in Colorado. My Ex lives in Germany and as been there since August of 2015 and filed for Child Support there in June of 2016 and I filed for divorce her in September of 2016. The court here has now ordered child support as well and has ignored my request for an UCCJEA hearing.
The jurisdictional basis for child support is not the same as the jurisdictional basis for custody and visitation. the UCCJEA has no bearing on the issue of support as that set of rules relates only to custody. Colorado obviously has jurisdiction over you as you are present in the State & the Court is within the bounds of the law to have issued a support order against you. If your ex is a German National it would be appropriate under GERMAN LAW for Germany to also issue a support order against you given just how their law happens to be structured.
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