2017 ORS 416.416¹
Modification of order based on change in physical custody

(1) An order for support of a child entered under ORS 416.400 (Definitions for ORS 416.400 to 416.465) to 416.465 (Relief from compliance with order) may provide for a change to the support award based on a change in the child’s physical custody. The order may provide for a change in the support award during periods of time when one parent, with the knowledge and consent of the other parent or pursuant to court order, has physical custody of the child. The provision may not provide for a change to the support award during periods of parenting time or visitation.

(2) A sworn affidavit of the parent having physical custody of a child is sufficient to establish a change in physical custody of the child, and of the time during which the parent has physical custody of the child, for the purposes of a change to a support award under a provision described in subsection (1) of this section. The other parent may contest the affidavit by requesting a hearing as provided by ORS 416.427 (Hearings procedure).

(3) The legal custody of a child is not affected by a change to a support order under a provision described in subsection (1) of this section. [2009 c.353 §2]

Notes of Decisions

DHR could not require custodial parent to reimburse for public assistance provided mi­nor child where child left parent’s home without permission and without cause. Depart­ment of Human Resources v. McGraw, 68 Or App 834, 683 P2d 154 (1984), Sup Ct review denied

Law Review Cita­tions

69 OLR 692 (1990)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 416—Recovery of Aid and Child Support, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors416.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 416, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano416.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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