Support Enforcement

ORS 25.160
Referral of support cases to department

  • duration of collection services


For the purposes of ORS 25.020 (When support payment to be made to Department of Justice), 25.030 (When payment payable to bank account or escrow agent), 25.070 (Order may include payment of support enforcement fees), 25.080 (Entity primarily responsible for support enforcement services), 25.085 (Service on obligee) and 25.130 (Election of alternative support payment method) to 25.160 (Referral of support cases to department), a child support case shall be referred to the Department of Justice for provision of collection, accounting and disbursement services if an application as described in ORS 25.084 (Assignment of rights or written application required for services) is made to the district attorney or to the Division of Child Support and the case qualifies for support enforcement services under federal regulations and state law.


The Department of Justice shall continue collection, accounting and disbursement services for a case referred to the department under subsection (1) of this section until notified by the district attorney or the Division of Child Support that enforcement action has been discontinued. [Formerly 23.825; 1997 c.704 §22; 1999 c.80 §82; 2009 c.352 §5]


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