(1) Except as otherwise provided in KRS 407.5711, if a foreign country lacks or refuses to exercise jurisdiction to modify its child
support order pursuant to its laws, a tribunal of this state may assume jurisdiction
to modify the child support order and bind all individuals subject to the personal
jurisdiction of the tribunal whether the consent to modification of a child support
order otherwise required of the individual pursuant to KRS 407.5611 has been given or whether the individual seeking modification is a resident of this
state or of the foreign country.
(2) An order issued by a tribunal of this state modifying a foreign child support
order pursuant to this section is the controlling order.
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