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Family Code - FAM

DIVISION 9. SUPPORT [3500 - 5700.905]

  ( Division 9 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. )

PART 6. Uniform Interstate Family Support Act [5700.101 - 5700.905]

  ( Part 6 added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 493, Sec. 5. )

CHAPTER 4. Establishment of Support Order or Determination of Parentage [5700.401 - 5700.402]
  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 493, Sec. 5. )

5700.401.
  

(a) If a support order entitled to recognition under this part has not been issued, a responding tribunal of this state with personal jurisdiction over the parties may issue a support order if:

(1) the individual seeking the order resides outside this state; or

(2) the support enforcement agency seeking the order is located outside this state.

(b) The tribunal may issue a temporary child-support order if the tribunal determines that such an order is appropriate and the individual ordered to pay is:

(1) a presumed father of the child;

(2) petitioning to have his paternity adjudicated;

(3) identified as the father of the child through genetic testing;

(4) an alleged father who has declined to submit to genetic testing;

(5) shown by clear and convincing evidence to be the father of the child;

(6) an acknowledged father as provided by applicable state law;

(7) the mother of the child; or

(8) an individual who has been ordered to pay child support in a previous proceeding and the order has not been reversed or vacated.

(c) Upon finding, after notice and opportunity to be heard, that an obligor owes a duty of support, the tribunal shall issue a support order directed to the obligor and may issue other orders pursuant to Section 5700.305.

(Added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 493, Sec. 5. (SB 646) Effective January 1, 2016.)

5700.402.
  

A tribunal of this state authorized to determine parentage of a child may serve as a responding tribunal in a proceeding to determine parentage of a child brought under this part or a law or procedure substantially similar to this part.

(Added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 493, Sec. 5. (SB 646) Effective January 1, 2016.)

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