(3) In a direct request for recognition and enforcement of a Convention support order
or foreign support agreement:
(a) A security, bond, or deposit is not required to guarantee the payment of costs
and expenses; and
(b) An obligee or obligor that in the issuing country has benefited from free legal
assistance is entitled to benefit, at least to the same extent, from any free legal
assistance provided for by the law of this state under the same circumstances.
(4) A petitioner filing a direct request is not entitled to assistance from the Cabinet
for Health and Family Services.
(5) This Article does not prevent the application of laws of this state that provide
simplified, more expeditious rules regarding a direct request for recognition and
enforcement of a foreign support order or foreign support agreement.
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