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§ 601-401. Petition to establish support order

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 4. Establishment of Support Order
43 Okl.St.Ann. § 601-401
§ 601-401. Petition to establish support order
A. If a support order entitled to recognition under this act1 has not been issued, a responding tribunal of this state, with personal jurisdiction over the parties, may issue a support order if:
1. The individual seeking the order resides outside this state; or
2. The support enforcement agency seeking the order is located outside this state.
B. The tribunal may issue a temporary child support order if the tribunal determines that such an order is appropriate and the individual ordered to pay is:
1. A presumed father of the child;
2. Petitioning to have his paternity adjudicated;
3. Identified as the father of the child through genetic testing;
4. An alleged father who has declined to submit to genetic testing;
5. Shown by clear and convincing evidence to be the father of the child;
6. An acknowledged father as provided by Section 1-311.3 of Title 63 of the Oklahoma Statutes;
7. The mother of the child; or
8. An individual who has been ordered to pay child support in a previous proceeding and the order has not been reversed or vacated.
C. Upon finding, after notice and opportunity to be heard, that an obligor owes a duty of support, the tribunal shall issue a support order directed to the obligor and may issue other orders pursuant to Section 601-305 of this title.


Laws 1994, c. 160, § 33, eff. Sept. 1, 1994; Laws 2004, c. 367, § 27, eff. Nov. 1, 2004; Laws 2015, c. 104, § 30, eff. Nov. 1, 2015.


Title 43, § 601-100 et seq.
43 Okl. St. Ann. § 601-401, OK ST T. 43 § 601-401
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 58th Legislature (2022) effective through July 1, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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