ORS 25.070¹
Order may include payment of support enforcement fees
  • limitation

Any judgment or order entered in a proceeding for the enforcement of any delinquent support obligation, including an order entered under ORS 25.378 (Payment of support by income withholding), shall include, on the motion of the Division of Child Support of the Department of Justice or the district attorney, if either has appeared in the case, an order for payment of any support enforcement fees required by law in addition to any other costs chargeable to the obligor, and in addition to the support obligation. The Department of Justice shall deduct the amount of any previously imposed support enforcement fees from any payment subsequently made by the obligor but the amount of the deduction shall not exceed 25 percent of any payment. The support enforcement fee, when collected, shall be paid to the Division of Child Support of the Department of Justice or the district attorney, whichever appeared in the case. [Formerly 23.787; 1993 c.798 §34; 1997 c.704 §15; 1999 c.80 §79; 2003 c.576 §294]

(formerly 23.787)

Notes of Decisions

“Delinquent support obliga­tions” means a prior judicial order to pay support, not merely parents’ general obliga­tion to support their children. State ex rel Washington v. Anderson, 26 Or App 467, 552 P2d 1343 (1976)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 25—Support Enforcement, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors025.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 25, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano025.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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