2010 Arkansas Code
Title 9 - Family Law
Subtitle 2 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 14 - Spousal and Child Support
Subchapter 8 - Centralized Clearinghouse
§ 9-14-807 - Official payment record.

9-14-807. Official payment record.

(a) In all cases mentioned in this subchapter wherein the Office of Child Support Enforcement of the Revenue Division of the Department of Finance and Administration is charged with collection and distribution of child support, the payment records of the office shall constitute an official public record subject to the self-authentication provision of the Arkansas Rules of Evidence.

(b) (1) The child support payment record issued by the Office of Child Support Enforcement and certified by an affidavit duly subscribed and sworn to before a notary public may be introduced in evidence in child support actions without calling an agent or employee of the office as a witness.

(2) A copy of a child support payment record will be accessible in the clerk's office through the Arkansas Child Support Data Tracking System, and the clerk may make the record available to officers of the court, judges, attorneys, and abstractors.

(c) (1) (A) The Office of Child Support Enforcement shall furnish the child support payment record, duly certified as set out in subsection (b) of this section, to a noncustodial parent or custodial parent in his or her child support case or cases, or to the attorney of record of the noncustodial or custodial parent, or to whomever the noncustodial parent, custodial parent, or his or her attorney of record directs, upon written request.

(B) The request shall state the name of the noncustodial parent and custodial parent, the court docket number, and the Title IV-D numbers, when available.

(2) The Office of Child Support Enforcement may also furnish a certified child support payment record, as set out in subsection (b) of this section, to officers of the court and judges and for the purpose of facilitating the satisfaction of a judgment for child support, to abstractors and attorneys.

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