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  454.1605.  Establishment of support order. — (a)  If a support order entitled to recognition under sections 454.1500 to 454.1728 has not been issued, a responding tribunal of this state with personal jurisdiction over the parties may issue a support order if:

  (1)  the individual seeking the order resides outside this state; or

  (2)  the support enforcement agency seeking the order is located outside this state.

  (b)  The tribunal may issue a temporary child support order if the tribunal determines that such an order is appropriate and the individual ordered to pay is:

  (1)  a presumed father of the child;

  (2)  petitioning to have his paternity adjudicated;

  (3)  identified as the father of the child through genetic testing;

  (4)  an alleged father who has declined to submit to genetic testing;

  (5)  shown by clear and convincing evidence to be the father of the child;

  (6)  an acknowledged father as provided under section 210.823;

  (7)  the mother of the child; or

  (8)  an individual who has been ordered to pay child support in a previous proceeding and the order has not been reversed or vacated.

  (c)  Upon finding, after notice and opportunity to be heard, that an obligor owes a duty of support, the tribunal shall issue a support order directed to the obligor and may issue other orders pursuant to section 454.1560.


(L. 2011 H.B. 260)

Effective 6-15-16, see § 454.1728

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