(1) Upon the filing of a petition authorized by this chapter, an initiating tribunal of this state shall forward three copies of the petition and its accompanying documents:
(a) To the responding tribunal or appropriate support enforcement agency in the responding state; or
(b) If the identity of the responding tribunal is unknown, to the state information agency of the responding state with a request that the petition and documents be forwarded to the appropriate tribunal and that receipt be acknowledged.
(2) If a responding state has not enacted the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act or a law or procedure substantially similar to the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act, a tribunal of this state may issue a certificate or other documents and make findings required by the law of the responding state. If the responding state is a foreign jurisdiction, the tribunal may specify the amount of support sought and provide other documents necessary to satisfy the requirements of the responding state. [Formerly 110.354]Section: Previous 110.330 110.333 110.336 110.339 110.342 110.345 110.348 110.349 110.351 110.354 110.357 110.360 110.363 110.366 110.369 Next
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