OREGON CHILD SUPPORT LAWS & REGULATIONS UPDATE 2023
A DECADE OF CHANGE: AN OVERVIEW OF OREGON’S CHILD SUPPORT LAWS AND REGULATIONS TIMELINE (2013-2023)
Oregon’s child support laws have evolved over the past decade to ensure the well-being of children while considering parents’ circumstances.
2013: Child Support Guidelines Update
– Regular updates of child support guidelines to reflect economic realities.
2014: Efficient Payment Disbursement
– Implementation of efficient methods for disbursement of child support payments.
2015: Holistic Child Well-being Focus
– Emphasis on the overall well-being of the child in child support considerations.
2016: Strengthening Enforcement Measures
– Introduction of robust enforcement measures for consistent child support payments.
2017: Income Verification Enhancements
– Introduction of improved income verification methods for accurate calculations.
2018: Simplified Modification Procedures
– Simplification of child support modification procedures for parents’ convenience.
2019: Responsive to Changing Dynamics
– Consideration of changing family dynamics in child support calculations.
2020: Online Resources Accessibility
– Provision of online resources for parents to manage child support cases.
2021: Ongoing Guidelines Review
– Continuous review and updates of child support guidelines.
2022: Shared Parenting Support
– Promotion of shared parenting arrangements for fair support calculations.
Oregon’s child support regulations reflect its commitment to children’s well-being and parents’ responsibilities, ensuring equitable and consistent support calculations.
The Division of Child Support is responsible for child support payments in Oregon.
Child support payments are determined using set guidelines and if either parent is unhappy with the determination, then a hearing can proceed until they are a judgment on the proper level of support.
Non-payment of ordered child support will lead to bank account and income garnishment and credit reporting penalties. You may contact Oregon child support services at (800) 850-0228. If you need legal advice and assistance, contact Oregon lawyers.