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§ 601-710. Recognition and enforcement of registered foreign support agreements--Exceptions

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. § 601-710
§ 601-710. Recognition and enforcement of registered foreign support agreements--Exceptions
A. Except as otherwise provided in subsections C and D of this section, a tribunal of this state shall recognize and enforce a foreign support agreement registered in this state.
B. An application or direct request for recognition and enforcement of a foreign support agreement must be accompanied by:
1. A complete text of the foreign support agreement; and
2. A record stating that the foreign support agreement is enforceable as an order of support in the issuing country.
C. A tribunal of this state may vacate the registration of a foreign support agreement only if, acting on its own motion, the tribunal finds that recognition and enforcement would be manifestly incompatible with public policy.
D. In a contest of a foreign support agreement, a tribunal of this state may refuse recognition and enforcement of the agreement if it finds:
1. Recognition and enforcement of the agreement is manifestly incompatible with public policy;
2. The agreement was obtained by fraud or falsification;
3. The agreement is incompatible with a support order involving the same parties and having the same purpose in this state, another state or a foreign country if the support order is entitled to recognition and enforcement under this act in this state; or
4. The record submitted under subsection B of this section lacks authenticity or integrity.
E. A proceeding for recognition and enforcement of a foreign support agreement must be suspended during the pendency of a challenge to or appeal of the agreement before a tribunal of another state or a foreign country.

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Laws 2015, c. 104, § 61, eff. Nov. 1, 2015.
43 Okl. St. Ann. § 601-710, OK ST T. 43 § 601-710
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 58th Legislature (2022) effective through the general effective date. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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