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§ 601-605. Notice of registration of 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 6. Enforcement and Modification of Support Order After Registration
Part B. Contest of Validity or Enforcement
43 Okl.St.Ann. § 601-605
§ 601-605. Notice of registration of order
A. When a support order or income-withholding order issued in another state or a foreign support order is registered, the registering tribunal of this state shall notify the nonregistering party. The notice must be accompanied by a copy of the registered order and the documents and relevant information accompanying the order.
B. A notice must inform the nonregistering party:
1. That a registered order is enforceable as of the date of registration in the same manner as an order issued by a tribunal of this state;
2. That a hearing to contest the validity or enforcement of the registered order must be requested within twenty (20) days after notice unless the registered order is under Section 601-707 of this title;
3. That failure to contest the validity or enforcement of the registered order in a timely manner will result in confirmation of the order and enforcement of the order and the alleged arrearages; and
4. Of the amount of any alleged arrearages.
C. If the registering party asserts that two or more orders are in effect, a notice shall also:
1. Identify the two or more orders and the order alleged by the registering party to be the controlling order and the consolidated arrears, if any;
2. Notify the nonregistering party of the right to a determination of which is the controlling order;
3. State that the procedures provided in subsection B of this section apply to the determination of which is the controlling order; and
4. State that failure to contest the validity or enforcement of the order alleged to be the controlling order in a timely manner may result in confirmation that the order is the controlling order.
D. Upon registration of an income-withholding order for enforcement, the support enforcement agency or the registering tribunal shall notify the obligor's employer pursuant to the income-withholding law of this state.

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Laws 1994, c. 160, § 40, eff. Sept. 1, 1994; Laws 1997, c. 360, § 16, eff. Sept. 1, 1997; Laws 2004, c. 367, § 35, eff. Nov. 1, 2004; Laws 2015, c. 104, § 41, eff. Nov. 1, 2015; Laws 2016, c. 148, § 18, eff. Nov. 1, 2016.
43 Okl. St. Ann. § 601-605, OK ST T. 43 § 601-605
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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