Article heading amended by L 2015, c 77, pt of §1.
§576B-707 Contest of registered Convention support order. (a) Except as otherwise provided in this article, sections 576B-605 through 576B-608 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 days after notice of the registration, but if the contesting party does not reside in the United States, the contest shall be filed not later than sixty 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), the order is enforceable.
(d) A contest of a registered Convention support order may be based only on grounds set forth in section 576B-708. 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. [L 2015, c 77, pt of §1]Section: Previous 576b-616 576b-701 576b-702 576b-703 576b-704 576b-705 576b-706 576b-707 576b-708 576b-709 576b-710 576b-711 576b-712 576b-713 576b-801 Next
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