New York State Consolidated Laws
Family Court Act
Part 4 - Article 5B - Family Court
ESTABLISHMENT OF SUPPORT ORDER OR DETERMINATION OF PARENTAGE
||Establishment of support order.
||Proceeding to determine parentage.
S 580-401. Establishment of support order. (a) If a support order
entitled to recognition under this article 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
(6) an acknowledged father as provided by applicable state law;
(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
580-305 of this article.
S 580-402. Proceeding to determine parentage. A tribunal of this state
authorized to determine parentage of a child may serve as a responding
tribunal in a proceeding to determine parentage of a child brought under
this article or a law or procedure substantially similar to this
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