2009 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 40 - Domestic Affairs.
Article 4A - Support Enforcement
Section 40-4A-10 - Additional duties.
40-4A-10. Additional duties.
A. An obligee who is receiving income withholding payments under the Support Enforcement Act [40-4A-1 NMSA 1978] shall notify the public office forwarding such payments of any change of address within seven days of such change.
B. Within seven days of change of payor or residence, an obligor whose income is being withheld or who has been served with a notice of delinquency pursuant to the Support Enforcement Act [40-4A-1 NMSA 1978] shall notify the obligee and the public office of the new payor or new residence address.
C. Any public office that collects, disburses or receives payments pursuant to a notice to withhold income shall maintain complete, accurate and clear records of all payments and their disbursements.
D. The department shall take all actions necessary to institute income withholding upon the request of an obligor.
E. All new orders for support or modifications of orders for support shall provide notice that if an obligor accrues a delinquency in an amount equal to at least one month's support obligation, his income shall be subject to withholding in an amount sufficient to satisfy the order for support and that an additional amount shall be withheld to reduce and retire any delinquency.
F. In addition to any other materials provided to an obligee at the time the obligee applies to the department for assistance, the department shall make available to the obligee a list of the types of services available, and a copy of federal time frames concerning child support enforcement.
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