(a) Except as otherwise provided in this part 7, sections 14-5-605 through 14-5-608
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 must 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 14-5-708. 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;
(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.
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