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 October 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.


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


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.