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2010 Arkansas Code
9-14-212. Assigned support rights -- Non-Temporary Assistance to Needy Families application fee.
Title 9 - Family Law
Subtitle 2 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 14 - Spousal and Child Support
Subchapter 2 - Enforcement Generally
§ 9-14-212 - Assigned support rights -- Non-Temporary Assistance to Needy Families application fee.
(a) The Office of Child Support Enforcement of the Revenue Division of the Department of Finance and Administration may charge a nonrefundable application fee of up to twenty-five dollars ($25.00) to any person who contracts with the office for any services under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act for whom an assignment under 9-14-109 is not in effect.
(b) The fee shall be known as a non-Temporary Assistance to Needy Families application fee and shall be a flat fee in an amount to be determined by the manager that shall be paid by the applicant at the time the application for assistance is submitted.
(c) (1) Non-Temporary Assistance to Needy Families services shall be provided to an applicant on a cost recovery/fee for services basis as provided under Title IV-D program requirements.
(2) (A) The Administrator of the Office of Child Support Enforcement of the Revenue Division of the Department of Finance and Administration shall establish and publish a schedule of such fees that shall be administratively incorporated into child support enforcement policy.
(B) Copies of the fee schedule shall be provided to all applicants for child support services.
(d) Any fee or cost for services generated because of either a breach by the noncustodial parent of an agreement or of an order of the court shall be incorporated into the request for relief and reduced to a judgment in favor of and payable to the office.
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