2020 California Code
Family Code - FAM
DIVISION 9 - SUPPORT
PART 6 - Uniform Interstate Family Support Act
CHAPTER 1 - General Provisions
Section 5700.105.

Universal Citation: CA Fam Code § 5700.105 (2020)
5700.105.  

(a) A tribunal of this state shall apply Chapters 1 through 6 and, as applicable, Chapter 7, to a support proceeding involving:

(1) a foreign support order;

(2) a foreign tribunal; or

(3) an obligee, obligor, or child residing in a foreign country.

(b) A tribunal of this state that is requested to recognize and enforce a support order on the basis of comity may apply the procedural and substantive provisions of Chapters 1 through 6.

(c) Chapter 7 applies only to a support proceeding under the Convention. In such a proceeding, if a provision of Chapter 7 is inconsistent with Chapters 1 through 6, Chapter 7 controls.

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

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