Support Enforcement

ORS 25.015
When payment on support order begins

  • determining
  • notification of date


(1)

The Department of Justice shall notify the parties to a support order that payment is to commence on the first due date following the date of the notice when:

(a)

The department receives a copy of a support order of a court that requires payments to be made through the department or for which there is an application for support enforcement services;

(b)

The department commences accounting services; and

(c)

The order has been entered within the previous 180 days.

(2)

The department shall include in the notice under subsection (1) of this section a statement that the department will adjust the account to reflect an accrued arrearage for the period of time between the effective date of the order and the date of the notice unless, within 30 days after the date of the notice, a party requests that the department establish the arrearage on the account as provided in ORS 25.167 (Procedure for determining arrearages) or 25.540 (Notice of intent to establish and enforce arrearages).

(3)

If, within 30 days after the date of the notice under subsection (1) of this section, a party requests the department to establish the arrearage as provided in ORS 25.167 (Procedure for determining arrearages) or 25.540 (Notice of intent to establish and enforce arrearages), the department may not reflect an accrued arrearage on the account until the arrearage has been established.

(4)

If a party does not request the department to establish the arrearage as provided in subsection (3) of this section, the department shall adjust the account to reflect the arrearage for the period of time between the effective date of the order and the date of the notice. [1997 c.500 §2; 1999 c.18 §4; 2011 c.318 §15]

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Jun. 26, 2021