Utah Administrative Code

The Utah Administrative Code is the body of all effective administrative rules as compiled and organized by the Division of Administrative Rules (see Subsection 63G-3-102(5); see also Sections 63G-3-701 and 702).

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R527. Human Services, Recovery Services.

Rule R527-231. Review and Adjustment of Child Support Order.

As in effect on February 1, 2019

Table of Contents

R527-231-1. Authority and Purpose.

1. The Department of Human Services is authorized to create rules necessary for the provision of social services by Section 62A-1-111. The Office of Recovery Services is authorized to adopt, amend, and enforce rules as necessary by Section 62A-11-107.

2. The purpose of this rule is to provide details as to when the Office of Recovery Services/Child Support Services (ORS/CSS) may conduct a review of a Child Support Order. It specifies when a review will not be conducted and if a review has terminated, when an order may be reviewed again.

R527-231-2. Review and Adjustment of Child Support Order.

1. If the child is within one year of emancipation, ORS/CSS shall not be required to review the award for potential adjustment.

2. If the location of either parent is unknown, ORS/CSS shall not be required to review the support award for possible adjustment until both parents are located.

3. ORS/CSS shall pursue the setting of statutory child support guideline amounts in review and adjustment proceedings, based on the current and prospective incomes of the parties.

4. ORS/CSS shall pursue adjustment of a court order only for child support or medical support provisions. ORS/CSS shall not pursue modification of a court order for custody, visitation, property division or other non-child support related provisions.

5. If the parent requesting the review does not provide the necessary information for ORS/CSS to conduct the review, ORS/CSS shall send notice to the address on record for the requesting and non-requesting parents that the review process will be terminated unless the non-requesting parent requests that the review process continue.

6. If the review process is terminated, ORS/CSS shall not be required to review the order for a period of one year.

KEY

child support

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

November 7, 2017

Notice of Continuation

November 3, 2015

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

45 CFR 303.8; 62A-1-111; 62A-11-107; 62A-11-320.5; 62A-11-320.6; 78B-12-210


Additional Information

Contact

For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R527, please contact the promulgating agency (Human Services, Recovery Services). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.