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§ 304. Duties of initiating tribunal

(a) Upon the filing of a petition authorized by this title, an initiating tribunal of this state or the office of child support shall forward three copies of the petition and its accompanying documents:

(1) to the responding tribunal or appropriate support enforcement agency in the responding state; or

(2) if the identity of the responding tribunal is unknown, to the state information agency of the responding state with a request that they be forwarded to the appropriate tribunal and that receipt be acknowledged.

(b) If a responding state has not enacted this title or a law or procedure substantially similar to this title, a tribunal of this state or the office of child support may issue a certificate or other document, and the tribunal may make findings required by the law of the responding state. If the responding state is a foreign jurisdiction, the tribunal or the office of child support may specify the amount of support sought and provide other documents necessary to satisfy the requirements of the responding state. (Added 1997, No. 11, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1998.)

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Statutes > Vermont > Title-15b > Chapter-3 > 304

§ 304. Duties of initiating tribunal

(a) Upon the filing of a petition authorized by this title, an initiating tribunal of this state or the office of child support shall forward three copies of the petition and its accompanying documents:

(1) to the responding tribunal or appropriate support enforcement agency in the responding state; or

(2) if the identity of the responding tribunal is unknown, to the state information agency of the responding state with a request that they be forwarded to the appropriate tribunal and that receipt be acknowledged.

(b) If a responding state has not enacted this title or a law or procedure substantially similar to this title, a tribunal of this state or the office of child support may issue a certificate or other document, and the tribunal may make findings required by the law of the responding state. If the responding state is a foreign jurisdiction, the tribunal or the office of child support may specify the amount of support sought and provide other documents necessary to satisfy the requirements of the responding state. (Added 1997, No. 11, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1998.)


State Codes and Statutes

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Statutes > Vermont > Title-15b > Chapter-3 > 304

§ 304. Duties of initiating tribunal

(a) Upon the filing of a petition authorized by this title, an initiating tribunal of this state or the office of child support shall forward three copies of the petition and its accompanying documents:

(1) to the responding tribunal or appropriate support enforcement agency in the responding state; or

(2) if the identity of the responding tribunal is unknown, to the state information agency of the responding state with a request that they be forwarded to the appropriate tribunal and that receipt be acknowledged.

(b) If a responding state has not enacted this title or a law or procedure substantially similar to this title, a tribunal of this state or the office of child support may issue a certificate or other document, and the tribunal may make findings required by the law of the responding state. If the responding state is a foreign jurisdiction, the tribunal or the office of child support may specify the amount of support sought and provide other documents necessary to satisfy the requirements of the responding state. (Added 1997, No. 11, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1998.)

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