2010 Arkansas Code
Title 9 - Family Law
Subtitle 2 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 14 - Spousal and Child Support
Subchapter 8 - Centralized Clearinghouse
§ 9-14-803 - Data.

9-14-803. Data.

(a) The clerk of the court shall provide to the Office of Child Support Enforcement of the Revenue Division of the Department of Finance and Administration information on all child support payments paid through the registry of the court concerning the categories of cases listed in subsection (b) of this section, including, but not limited to, the name, address, social security number, and employer of the plaintiff and defendant when available to the clerk through the court records.

(b) (1) All child support payments owed in the below-listed cases shall be paid through the clearinghouse.

(2) The clerk of the court shall provide the payment records of the below-listed cases to the office within five (5) working days following receipt of written notice by the office of one (1) of the listed contingencies:

(A) When there is a current assignment of rights pursuant to 9-14-109, 20-77-109, or 20-77-307 to the office by the custodial parent, and in cases where the custodial parents execute an application for Title IV-D services;

(B) In monitoring cases pursuant to 45 C.F.R. 302.57, and in cases in which a party to the case requests that payments be made through the clearinghouse;

(C) In cases in which there are arrearages owed to the custodial parent and arrearages owed to the state pursuant to an assignment as set out in 9-14-109, 20-77-109, or 20-77-307, and the clerk of the court is unable to split the child support payment between the custodial parent and the state;

(D) In all Title IV-D cases, or in multiple cases involving the Title IV-D office, in which income withholding is ordered and the obligated parent has more than one (1) child support case and the clerk of the court is unable to split the child support payment between the obligated parent's cases on a pro rata basis as required by state and federal laws and regulations.

(c) Upon receipt of an assignment or notice from the office that a case is transferred to the clearinghouse, the clerk of the court shall enter all case data into the Arkansas Child Support Tracking System, the system to be provided to the clerk of the court by the office.

(d) Any child support payment records provided by the clerk of the court pursuant to this section to the office shall be attested to and certified by the clerk of the court in writing as the true and accurate payment record of the noncustodial parent.

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