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Wisconsin Statutes Marriage and Family (Ch. 765 to 770) § 769.105. Application of chapter to resident of foreign country and foreign support proceeding

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(1) A tribunal of this state shall apply subchs. I to VI and, as applicable, subch. VII, to a support proceeding that involves any of the following:

(a) A foreign support order.

(b) A foreign tribunal.

(c) An obligee, obligor, or child residing in a foreign country.

(2) 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 subchs. I to VI.

(3) Subchapter VII applies only to a support proceeding under the convention.  In such a proceeding, if a provision of subch. VII is inconsistent with subchs. I to VI, subch. VII controls.

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