Reciprocal Enforcement Of Foreign Support

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What to do when your client receives a Notice of Registration of Enforcement of Foreign Support Order? The registration can be contested on several grounds including that the court lacked jurisdiction or lack of notice. Defenses must be raised at the time of registration or are lost.
Click here for reciprocal agreements between U.S. Government and foreign governments establishing due process.
Agreements between individual states and other foreign governments (and other useful state-by-state child support info)are here:
For example, Kentucky has declared reciprocity with Australia, ten Canadian provinces, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ireland, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom (England, Wales, Scotland , Northern Ireland and Isle of Man).


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