3121.036 Attaching additional notice to obligor to provide certain information.

(A) A court or agency that sends a withholding or deduction notice under section 3121.03 of the Revised Code to an obligor shall attach to the notice an additional notice requiring the obligor to immediately notify the child support enforcement agency administering the support order, in writing, of the following:

(1) In the case of a withholding notice:

(a) Any change in the obligor's income source and of the availability of any other sources of income that can be the subject of withholding or deduction;

(b) The nature of any new employment or income source and the name, business address, and telephone number of the new employer or income source;

(c) Any other information reasonably required by the court or agency.

(2) In the case of a deduction notice:

(a) Any change in the status of the account from which the support is being deducted or the opening of a new account with any financial institution, of the commencement of employment, including self-employment, or of the availability of any other sources of income that can be the subject of withholding or deduction;

(b) The nature of any new account opened at a financial institution and the name and business address of that financial institution;

(c) The nature of any new employment or income source and the name, business address, and telephone number of the new employer or income source;

(d) Any other information reasonably required by the court or agency.

(C) The additional notice required by this section shall specify that, on commencement of employment, the obligor may request that the court or child support enforcement agency cancel its deduction notice and instead issue a withholding notice to collect support amounts and that, on commencement of employment, the court or agency may cancel its deduction notice and instead issue a withholding notice to collect support amounts.

(D) The court or agency shall serve the additional notice required by this section on the obligor at the time of service of the support order or, if the support order has been issued previously, shall send the notice to the obligor by regular mail at the last known address at the time it sends the withholding notice to the payor or the deduction notice to a financial institution.

(E) No obligor shall fail to give the notice described in division (A)(1) of this section.

Cite as R.C. § 3121.036

History. Effective Date: 03-22-2001