(1) Upon the filing of a petition authorized by KRS 407.5101 to 407.5902, an initiating tribunal of this state shall forward the petition and its accompanying
(a) To the responding tribunal or appropriate support enforcement agency in the responding
(b) 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.
(2) If requested by the responding tribunal, a tribunal of this state shall issue
a certificate or other document and make findings required by law of the responding
state. If the responding tribunal is in a foreign country, upon request the tribunal of
this state shall specify the amount of support sought, convert that amount into the
equivalent amount in the foreign currency under applicable official or market exchange
rate as publicly reported, and provide other documents necessary to satisfy the requirements
of the responding foreign tribunal.
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