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§ 601-204. Simultaneous proceedings in another state or foreign country

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 43. Marriage and Family

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 43. Marriage and Family (Refs & Annos)
Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (Refs & Annos)
Article 2. Jurisdiction
Part B. Proceedings Involving Two or More States
43 Okl.St.Ann. § 601-204
§ 601-204. Simultaneous proceedings in another state or foreign country
A. A tribunal of this state may exercise jurisdiction to establish a support order if the petition or comparable pleading is filed after a pleading is filed in another state or a foreign country only if:
1. The petition or comparable pleading in this state is filed before the expiration of the time allowed in the other state or the foreign country for filing a responsive pleading challenging the exercise of jurisdiction by the other state or the foreign country;
2. The contesting party timely challenges the exercise of jurisdiction in the other state or the foreign country; and
3. If relevant, this state is the home state of the child.
B. A tribunal of this state may not exercise jurisdiction to establish a support order if the petition or comparable pleading is filed before a petition or comparable pleading is filed in another state or foreign country if:
1. The petition or comparable pleading in the other state or a foreign country is filed before the expiration of the time allowed in this state for filing a responsive pleading challenging the exercise of jurisdiction by this state;
2. The contesting party timely challenges the exercise of jurisdiction in this state; and
3. If relevant, the other state or a foreign country is the home state of the child.

Credits

Laws 1994, c. 160, § 8, eff. Sept. 1, 1994; Laws 2015, c. 104, § 9, eff. Nov. 1, 2015; Laws 2016, c. 148, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 2016.
43 Okl. St. Ann. § 601-204, OK ST T. 43 § 601-204
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 58th Legislature (2022) effective through October 1, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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