2017 ORS 25.715¹
Child support paid from security deposit

(1) The court may order that the portion of a security deposit made under ORS 135.265 (Security release) that would otherwise be returned to the person who made the deposit or the amount of child support arrearages, whichever is less, be paid to an obligee or the Division of Child Support of the Department of Justice if:

(a) The defendant is an obligor who owes child support arrearages;

(b) The obligee or the administrator has filed a motion requesting the court to make such an order;

(c) The obligee or the administrator has served the defendant with a copy of the motion;

(d) The defendant has an opportunity to respond and request a hearing; and

(e) The court has determined that such an order is appropriate.

(2) The court may order that a portion of a security deposit that is forfeited under ORS 135.280 (Arrest warrant) be paid to the division and be applied to any unsatisfied child support judgment and to provide security for child support payments in accordance with ORS 25.230 (Court authorized to require security for support payments) if:

(a) The defendant is an obligor who owes child support;

(b) The administrator has filed a motion requesting the court to make such an order;

(c) The motion specifies the amount to be applied to the child support judgment under ORS 135.280 (Arrest warrant); and

(d) The court has determined that such an order is appropriate. [1999 c.1030 §5; 2001 c.705 §1; 2011 c.597 §40]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 25—Support Enforcement, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors025.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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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