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SECTION 423
Petition; prior demand not required
Family Court Act (FCT) CHAPTER 686, ARTICLE 4, PART 2
§ 423. Petition; prior demand not required. Proceedings under this
article are commenced by the filing of a petition, which may be made on
information and belief. The petitioner need not make a demand upon the
respondent for support as a condition precedent to the filing of a
petition for support. Any such petition for the establishment,
modification and/or enforcement of a child support obligation for
persons not in receipt of family assistance, which contains a request
for child support enforcement services completed in a manner as
specified in section one hundred eleven-g of the social services law,
shall constitute an application for such services.