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Rule 106.Modification of final domestic relations order.

(a) Commencement; service; answer. Except as provided inUtah Code Section 30-3-37, proceedings to modify a divorce decree or otherfinal domestic relations order shall be commenced by filing a petition tomodify. Service of the petition, or motion under Section 30-3-37, and summonsupon the opposing party shall be in accordance with Rule 4. The respondingparty shall serve the answer within the time permitted by Rule 12.

(b) Temporary orders.

(b)(1) The judgment, order or decree sought to be modifiedremains in effect during the pendency of the petition. The court may make themodification retroactive to the date on which the petition was served. Duringthe pendency of a petition to modify, the court:

(b)(1)(A) may order a temporary modification of child supportas part of a temporary modification of custody or parent-time; and

(b)(1)(B) may order a temporary modification of custody orparent-time to address an immediate and irreparable harm or to ratify changesmade by the parties, provided that the modification serves the best interestsof the child.

(b)(2) Nothing in this rule limits the court?s authority toenter temporary orders under Utah Code Section 30-3-3.