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25-1205 - Application of chapter to resident of foreign country and foreign support proceeding
25-1205. Application of chapter to resident of foreign country and foreign support proceeding
A. A tribunal of this state shall apply articles 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of this chapter and, as applicable, article 7 of this chapter to a support proceeding that involves any of the following:
1. A foreign support order.
2. A foreign tribunal.
3. An obligee, an obligor or a 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 articles 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of this chapter.
C. Article 7 of this chapter applies only to a support proceeding under the convention. In such a proceeding, if a provision of article 7 of this chapter is inconsistent with articles 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of this chapter, the article 7 provision controls.