New York Consolidated Laws, Family Court Act - FCT § 580-105. Application of the article to a resident of a foreign country and foreign support proceedings

(a) A tribunal of this state shall apply parts one through six of this article and, as applicable, part seven of this article, to a support proceeding involving:

(1) a foreign support order;

(2) a foreign tribunal;  or

(3) an obligee, obligor, or child residing in a foreign country.

(b) A tribunal of this state that is requested to recognize and enforce a support order on the basis of comity may apply the procedural and substantive provisions of parts one through six of this article.

(c) Part seven of this article applies only to a support proceeding under the convention.  In such a proceeding, if a provision of part seven of this article is inconsistent with parts one through six of this article, part seven of this article controls.


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