2006 Code of Virginia § 63.2-910 - Child support for child placed in foster care where legal custody remains with parent or guardia...

63.2-910. Child support for child placed in foster care where legal custodyremains with parent or guardian.

Responsible persons shall pay child support for a child placed in foster carethrough an agreement where legal custody remains with the parent or guardianpursuant to subdivision 4 of 16.1-278.2 or 63.2-900, from the date thatthe child was placed in foster care. The agreement between the parents andthe local board or public agency shall include provisions for the payment ofchild support. In fixing the amount of support, the court, the Division ofChild Support Enforcement, the local board or the public agency shallconsider the extent to which the payment of support by the responsible personmay affect the ability of such responsible person to implement a foster careplan. If the responsible person fails or refuses to pay such sum on a timelybasis, the local board or public agency may petition the juvenile court toorder such payment.

(1995, c. 817, 63.1-204.3; 1997, c. 420; 2002, c. 747.)

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