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§ 601-711. Residency of obligee--Jurisdiction--Non-recognition 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 7. Determination of Parentage
43 Okl.St.Ann. § 601-711
§ 601-711. Residency of obligee--Jurisdiction--Non-recognition of order
A. A tribunal of this state may not modify a convention child support order if the obligee remains a resident of the foreign country where the support order was issued unless:
1. The obligee submits to the jurisdiction of a tribunal of this state, either expressly or by defending on the merits of the case without objecting to the jurisdiction at the first available opportunity; or
2. The foreign tribunal lacks or refuses to exercise jurisdiction to modify its support order or issue a new support order.
B. If a tribunal of this state does not modify a convention child support order because the order is not recognized in this state, subsection C of Section 601-708 of Title 43 of the Oklahoma Statutes applies.

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Laws 2015, c. 104, § 62, eff. Nov. 1, 2015.
43 Okl. St. Ann. § 601-711, OK ST T. 43 § 601-711
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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