3115.42 Notice of registration of order.

(A) When a support order or income withholding order issued in another state is registered, immediately on registration the registering tribunal shall send notice to the nonregistering party of the registration. The notice must be accompanied by a copy of the registered order and the documents and relevant information described in division (A) of section 3115.39 of the Revised Code.

(B) The notice must inform the nonregistering party of all of the following:

(1) That a registered order that is confirmed pursuant to section 3115.43 or 3115.44 of the Revised Code is enforceable as of the date of registration in the same manner as an order issued by a tribunal of this state;

(2) That a hearing to contest the validity or enforcement of the registered order must be requested pursuant to section 3115.43 of the Revised Code no later than twenty days after the date of mailing or personal service of the notice;

(3) That failure to contest the validity or enforcement of the registered order in a timely manner will result in confirmation of the order and enforcement of the order and the alleged arrearages and precludes further contest of that order with respect to any matter that could have been asserted;

(4) The amount of any alleged arrearages under the support order.

(C) On registration of an income withholding order for enforcement, the registering tribunal or a support enforcement agency of this state shall issue a withholding notice to the obligor's payor pursuant to Chapter 3121. of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 3115.42

History. Effective Date: 03-22-2001