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§ 601-705. Direct request for establishment or modification--Direct request for recognition and...

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 7. Determination of Parentage
43 Okl.St.Ann. § 601-705
§ 601-705. Direct request for establishment or modification--Direct request for recognition and enforcement
A. A petitioner may file a direct request seeking establishment or modification of a support order or determination of parentage of a child. In the proceeding, the law of this state applies.
B. A petitioner may file a direct request seeking recognition and enforcement of a support order or support agreement. In the proceeding, Sections 601-706 through 601-713 of this title apply.
C. In a direct request for recognition and enforcement of a Convention support order or foreign support agreement:
1. A security, bond or deposit is not required to guarantee the payment of costs and expenses; and
2. An obligee or obligor that in the issuing country has benefited from free legal assistance is entitled to benefit, at least to the same extent, from any free legal assistance provided for by the law of this state under the same circumstances.
D. A petitioner filing a direct request is not entitled to assistance from the Oklahoma Department of Human Services.
E. This article does not prevent the application of laws of this state that provide simplified, more expeditious rules regarding a direct request for recognition and enforcement of a foreign support order or foreign support agreement.

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Laws 2015, c. 104, § 56, eff. Nov. 1, 2015; Laws 2016, c. 148, § 26, eff. Nov. 1, 2016.
43 Okl. St. Ann. § 601-705, OK ST T. 43 § 601-705
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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