Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022
(1) A party who wants to contest the amount
of support that the Division of Child Support (DCS) claims is assigned to the
state on the party's child support case may do so by filing a written objection
Upon receiving a
written objection, DCS will conduct an administrative review of the case to
verify the correct amount of support claimed as assigned and will make any
necessary corrections or adjustments to this amount as determined in the
(a) DCS will complete its review and
make a determination within 45 days from the date of receiving the written
(b) DCS will notify the
parties, in writing, of this determination and of the right to contest the
determination before an administrative law judge. The party must request such
hearing in writing within 30 days of the date that DCS sends the written notice
of its determination.
Prior to any such hearing:
(a) DCS may contact or meet with the party to
explain how DCS has computed the amount of support assigned to the state on the
(b) The party may
withdraw their request for a hearing by notifying DCS in writing.
Once a determination has been
made, DCS will not conduct further review of the amount of arrears that DCS
reports as assigned to the state unless:
DCS has made an accounting adjustment to the amount that DCS reports as
assigned to the state, and a party then files a written objection to this
adjusted amount; or
assistance status of the family has changed since the date of the last
administrative review conducted under this rule, and a party then files a
Or. Admin. R.
AFS 27-2000, f. & cert.
ef. 11-1-00; AFS 32-2000, f. 11-29-00, cert. ef. 12-1-00, Renumbered from
461-195-0250; DOJ 6-2003(Temp), f. 6-25-03, cert. ef. 7-1-03 thru 12-28-03,
Renumbered from 461-200-6040; DOJ 10-2003, f. 9-29-03, cert. ef. 10-1-03,
Renumbered from 461-200-6040; DOJ 1-2006, f & cert. ef.
Stat. Auth.: ORS
Stats. Implemented: ORS