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§ 601-707. Contest of a registered convention 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 7. Determination of Parentage
43 Okl.St.Ann. § 601-707
§ 601-707. Contest of a registered convention support order
A. Except as otherwise provided in this article, Sections 601-605 through 601-608 of Title 43 of the Oklahoma Statutes apply to a contest of a registered convention support order.
B. A party contesting a registered convention support order shall file a contest not later than thirty (30) days after notice of the registration, but if the contesting party does not reside in the United States, the contest must be filed not later than sixty (60) days after notice of the registration.
C. If the nonregistering party fails to contest the registered convention support order by the time specified in subsection B of this section, the order is enforceable.
D. A contest of a registered convention support order may be based only on grounds set forth in Section 601-708 of Title 43 of the Oklahoma Statutes. The contesting party bears the burden of proof.
E. In a contest of a registered convention support order, a tribunal of this state:
1. Is bound by the findings of fact on which the foreign tribunal based its jurisdiction; and
2. May not review the merits of the order.
F. A tribunal of this state deciding a contest of a registered convention support order shall promptly notify the parties of its decision.
G. A challenge or appeal, if any, does not stay the enforcement of a convention support order unless there are exceptional circumstances.

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Laws 2015, c. 104, § 58, eff. Nov. 1, 2015.
43 Okl. St. Ann. § 601-707, OK ST T. 43 § 601-707
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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