ORS 25.399¹
Notice of order to withhold
  • contents of notice

(1) When an order to withhold is issued under ORS 25.378 (Payment of support by income withholding), the party or entity initiating the action shall send notice of the order to withhold to the obligor by regular mail to the last-known address of the obligor. The notice must state:

(a) That withholding has commenced;

(b) The amount to be withheld and the amount of arrears, if any;

(c) That the order to withhold applies to any current or subsequent withholder or period of employment;

(d) The procedures available for contesting the withholding and that the only basis for contesting the withholding is a mistake of fact, which means an error in the amount of current support or arrearages, or an error in the identity of the obligor;

(e) The availability of and requirements for exceptions to withholding;

(f) That the obligor has 30 days from the date that the income is first withheld pursuant to the order to withhold to contest the withholding; and

(g) The actions that will be taken if the obligor contests the withholding.

(2) The notice requirement of subsection (1) of this section may be met by mailing a copy of the order to withhold, by regular mail, to the obligor. [Formerly 25.315; 2011 c.318 §10; 2017 c.461 §1; 2019 c.13 §16]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 25—Support Enforcement, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors025.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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