ORS 110.405¹
Registration of order for enforcement
  • procedure to register order for enforcement

(1) A support order or an income-withholding order issued by a tribunal of another state may be registered in this state for enforcement.

(2) A support order or income-withholding order of another state may be registered in this state by sending the following documents and information to the Division of Child Support of the Department of Justice to forward to the registering tribunal as directed in ORS 110.369 (Duties of Attorney General's office as state information agency):

(a) A letter of transmittal to the tribunal requesting registration and enforcement;

(b) Two copies of all orders to be registered, including any modification of an order;

(c) A sworn statement by the party seeking registration or a certified statement by the custodian of the records showing the amount of any arrearage;

(d) The name of the obligor and, if known:

(A) The obligor’s address and Social Security number;

(B) The name and address of the obligor’s employer and any other source of income of the obligor; and

(C) A description and the location of property of the obligor in this state not exempt from execution; and

(e) The name and address of the obligee and, if applicable, the agency or person to whom support payments are to be remitted.

(3) On receipt of a request for registration, the registering tribunal shall cause the order to be filed as a foreign judgment, together with one copy of the documents and information, regardless of their form.

(4) A petition or comparable pleading seeking a remedy that must be affirmatively sought under other laws of this state may be filed at the same time as the request for registration or later. The pleading must specify the grounds for the remedy sought. [1993 c.449 §§35,36; 1999 c.80 §58; 1999 c.680 §2]

Notes of Decisions

Where foreign state support order has been registered in this state and registering tribunal determines that an­oth­er order is controlling, foreign state order remains enforceable with regard to arrearages that accrued prior to registering tribunal's determina­tion. State of Oregon DCS v. Anderson, 189 Or App 162, 74 P3d 1149 (2003), Sup Ct review denied

Amount of "arrearage" to be set forth in state­ment is unpaid support exclusive of accrued interest. Calvert and Calvert, 191 Or App 361, 82 P3d 1056 (2004)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 110—Uniform Interstate Family Support Act, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors110.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 110, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­110ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information