518C.301 Proceedings under this chapter.
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, sections 518C.301 to 518C.319 apply to all proceedings under this chapter.
(b) This chapter provides for the following proceedings:
(1) establishment of an order for spousal support or child support pursuant to section 518C.401;
(6) determination of parentage pursuant to section 518C.701; and
(c) An individual petitioner or a support enforcement agency may commence a proceeding authorized under this chapter by filing a petition in an initiating tribunal for forwarding to a responding tribunal or by filing a petition or a comparable pleading directly in a tribunal of another state which has or can obtain personal jurisdiction over the respondent.
HIST: 1994 c 630 art 3 s 1