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(a) In a support proceeding under this subchapter, the Division of Child Support Services of this State shall:
(1) Transmit and receive applications; and
(2) Initiate or facilitate the institution of a proceeding regarding an application in a tribunal of this State.
(b) The following support proceedings are available to an obligee under the Convention:
(1) Recognition or recognition and enforcement of a foreign support order;
(2) Enforcement of a support order issued or recognized in this State;
(3) Establishment of a support order if there is no existing order, including, if necessary, determination of parentage of a child;
(4) Establishment of a support order if recognition of a foreign support order is refused under § 6-708(b)(2), (4), or (9) of this title;
(5) Modification of a support order of a tribunal of this State; and
(6) Modification of a support order of a tribunal of another state or a foreign country.
(c) The following support proceedings are available under the Convention to an obligor against which there is an existing support order:
(1) Recognition of an order suspending or limiting enforcement of an existing support order of a tribunal of this State;
(2) Modification of a support order of a tribunal of this State; and
(3) Modification of a support order of a tribunal of another state or a foreign country.
(d) A tribunal of this State may not require security, bond, or deposit, however described, to guarantee the payment of costs and expenses in proceedings under the Convention.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 15. Agriculture and Animals § 15-16-4-15 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-15-agriculture-and-animals/in-code-sect-15-16-4-15/
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