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§ 601-304. Duties of initiating tribunal

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 3. Civil Provisions of General Application
43 Okl.St.Ann. § 601-304
§ 601-304. Duties of initiating tribunal
A. Upon the filing of a petition authorized under this act,1 an initiating tribunal of this state shall forward the petition and its accompanying documents:
1. To the responding tribunal or appropriate support enforcement agency in the responding state; or
2. If the identity of the responding tribunal is unknown, to the state information agency of the responding state with a request that they be forwarded to the appropriate tribunal and that receipt be acknowledged.
B. If requested by the responding tribunal, a tribunal of this state shall issue a certificate or other document and make findings required by the law of the responding state. If the responding tribunal is in a foreign country, upon request the tribunal of this state shall specify the amount of support sought, convert that amount into the equivalent amount in the foreign currency under applicable official or market exchange rate as publicly reported, and provide any other documents necessary to satisfy the requirements of the responding foreign tribunal.

Credits

Laws 1994, c. 160, § 17, eff. Sept. 1, 1994; Laws 1997, c. 360, § 5, eff. Sept. 1, 1997; Laws 2004, c. 367, § 14, eff. Nov. 1, 2004; Laws 2015, c. 104, § 18, eff. Nov. 1, 2015; Laws 2016, c. 148, § 8, eff. Nov. 1, 2016.

Footnotes

Title 63, § 601-100 et seq.
43 Okl. St. Ann. § 601-304, OK ST T. 43 § 601-304
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 58th Legislature (2022) effective through the general effective date. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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