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§ 7311. Pleadings and accompanying documents

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 23 Pa.C.S.A. Domestic RelationsEffective: December 28, 2015

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 23 Pa.C.S.A. Domestic Relations (Refs & Annos)
Part VIII. Uniform Interstate Family Support (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 73. Civil Provisions of General Application (Refs & Annos)
Effective: December 28, 2015
23 Pa.C.S.A. § 7311
§ 7311. Pleadings and accompanying documents
(a) Verification and content.--In a proceeding under this part, a petitioner seeking to establish a support order to determine parentage of a child or to register and modify a support order of a tribunal of another state or a foreign country must file a petition. Unless otherwise ordered under section 7312 (relating to nondisclosure of information in exceptional circumstances), the petition or accompanying documents must provide, so far as known, the name, residential address and Social Security number of the obligor and the obligee or the parent and alleged parent and the name, sex, residential address, Social Security number and date of birth of each child for whose benefit support is sought or whose parentage is to be determined. Unless filed at the time of registration, the petition must be accompanied by a copy of any support order known to have been issued by another tribunal. The petition may include any other information that may assist in locating or identifying the respondent.
(b) Relief.--The petition must specify the relief sought. The petition and accompanying documents must conform substantially with the requirements imposed by the forms mandated by Federal law for use in cases filed by a support enforcement agency.


1996, April 4, P.L. 58, No. 20, § 6, imd. effective. Amended 2015, Dec. 28, P.L. 559, No. 94, § 12, imd. effective.
23 Pa.C.S.A. § 7311, PA ST 23 Pa.C.S.A. § 7311
Current through Act 10 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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