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Tennessee Code Title 36. Domestic Relations § 36-5-2304

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<Section effective until date to be designated by Tennessee Department of Human Services pursuant to 2010 Pub.Acts, c. 901, § 2.  See, also, section effective upon said date.>

(a) Upon the filing of a petition authorized by parts 20-29 of this chapter, an initiating tribunal of this state shall forward three (3) copies of the petition and its accompanying documents:

(1) To the responding tribunal or appropriate support enforcement agency in the responding state;  or

(2) 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.

(b) If a responding state has not enacted this act or a law or procedure substantially similar to this act, a tribunal of this state may issue a certificate or other document and make findings required by the law of the responding state.  If the responding state is a foreign jurisdiction, the tribunal may specify the amount of support sought and provide other documents necessary to satisfy the requirements of the responding state.

Cite this article: - Tennessee Code Title 36. Domestic Relations § 36-5-2304 - last updated January 01, 2020 |

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