Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 454
Enforcement of Support Law

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Rsmo Number Section Description
Chapter Cross Reference
Applicability of sections 210.817, 210.822 and 210.834 to certain sections in chapter 454, when, 210.844
Arbitration awards regarding children of marriage, de novo review, when, 435.405
Child support obligation, statute of limitation, when, 516.350
Family courts, Chap. 487
Juvenile court orders or judgments to take precedence in matters of custody or status of child under 21, 211.093
Pension benefits and retirement allowances subject to attachment and garnishment for collection of child support, 50.1175
Social Security number of parents on file with vital statistics division may use only for enforcement of support obligations, 193.075
State employees, voluntary wage deductions authorized for child support obligations, 33.103
   
UNIFORM RECIPROCAL ENFORCEMENT OF SUPPORT LAW
454.010. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.020. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.030. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.040. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.050. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.060. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.070. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.080. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.090. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.100. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.105. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.110. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.120. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.130. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.140. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.150. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.160. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.170. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.180. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.190. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.200. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.210. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.220. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.230. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.240. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.250. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.260. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.270. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.275. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.280. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.290. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.300. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.310. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.320. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.330. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.340. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.350. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.355. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.360. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
   
CHILD SUPPORT, ENFORCEMENT BY STATE
Cross Reference

Child support may be set off against income tax refund procedure, 143.783, 143.784 *** Unemployment compensation setoff, 288.380 ***

454.390. Enforcing a support order from another state, response to a request, contents of the request.
454.395. Forms for income withholding, liens and subpoenas.
454.400. Family support division established--duties, powers--rules, procedure.
454.401. Power to administer oaths, issue subpoenas, compel witnesses and produce documents.
454.402. Equipment purchased by county for support enforcement to be property of county.
454.403. Social Security number required on all license, permit or certificate applications.
454.405. Enforcement of support obligations, counties to cooperate--agreements, contents, funding, cancellation--prosecuting attorneys, additional staff, funds.
454.408. Duties of the family support division.
454.410. Assignment of support rights, obligation to state, when.
454.412. State case registry established, records kept.
454.413. Filing with the state case registry, when.
454.415. Definitions--assignment of support rights to division, procedure--clerk of court or family support payment center made trustee, when, duties--termination of assignment, effect of.
454.420. Legal actions to establish or enforce support obligations, brought, by whom, procedure--assignment to division terminates, when, effect--money collected, where deposited.
454.425. Support enforcement services by division, when, for whom--fees, when allowed.
454.430. IV-D agency, defined--clerk of court or family support payment center to serve as trustee, when, duties--termination of trustee responsibilities by division, procedure.
454.432. Circuit clerk, recording of credits for amounts not received, restrictions, credits on state debt for job training and education, conditions and restrictions.
454.433. Order of foreign courts, notification by division, duties of circuit clerk--clerk or family support payment center trustee, duty to keep records.
454.435. Prosecuting attorneys, cooperative or multiple county agreement, duties--other attorneys may prosecute, when.
454.440. Definitions--division may use parent locator service, when--financial entities to provide information, when, penalty for refusal, immunity--statement of absent parents, contents--prohibited acts, penalties--confidentiality of records, exceptions, penalties.
454.445. Fees for certain actions and documents, division not required to pay.
454.450. Support money owed state due, when, failure to pay within time limit, rights of family services--agreements for collection of support, invalid, when, fee allowed person making collection, when, amount--depriving division of support payments, penalty.
454.455. Assignments by caretaker relatives, terminate, when, exceptions--caretaker relative defined.
454.460. Definitions.
454.465. State debt, defined, calculation--rights of division regarding state debts--service of process, procedure.
454.470. Director to issue notice and finding of financial responsibility, when, procedure, contents--computation of periodic future support--hearing, when, failure of parent to request, result.
454.472. No suit maintained if child support is current.
454.475. Administrative hearing, procedure, effect on orders of social services--support, how determined--failure of parent to appear, result--judicial review--errors and vacation of orders.
454.476. Administrative orders may be issued, when--duties of director--hearing.
454.478. Summary of expenses required, when.
454.480. (Repealed L. 2007 S.B. 25 § A)
454.485. Paternity order, establishing--entered when--genetic testing required when--docketing of order, result--copies to be sent to bureau of vital records of department of health and senior services--defense of nonpaternity--decision, how rendered.
454.490. Orders entered by director, docketing of, effect.
454.495. Circuit clerk or family support payment center made trustee, when, duties--assignment, defined.
454.496. Motion to modify order, review--form of motion, service, procedure--effective, when--venue for judicial review of administrative order, procedure.
454.498. Director's duty to modify a child support order--automated methods used for eligibility for modification.
454.500. Modification of an administrative order, procedure, effect--relief from orders, when.
454.501. Support, courts, jurisdiction, effect of determinations.
454.505. Garnishment of wages, when, procedure, limitations--notice to employer, contents--employer, duties, liabilities--priorities--discharge of employee prohibited, when, penalties for--orders issued by another state, laws to govern.
454.507. Financial institutions, division may request information, when, fees--definitions--data match system--notice of lien.
454.510. Supreme court to provide rules for certain hearings.
454.511. Denial of a passport for child support arrearage, when--mistake of fact, defined.
454.512. Consumer reporting agency, defined--division reports to agencies of delinquent support--duties of division--notice, when.
454.513. Attorney representation exclusive--attorney/client relationship not to exist, when--notice to party not represented by attorney, when.
454.514. Lien on obligor's share of a decedent's estate, when, procedure--notice, contents, filed where--personal representative liable on bond for failure to pay--notice to lienholder or payor required, when.
454.515. Order for child support, lien on real estate, when, procedure--duration, priority, revival, release, when.
454.516. Lien on motor vehicles, boats, motors, manufactured homes and trailers, when, procedure--notice, contents--registration of lien, restrictions, removal of lien--public sale, when--good faith purchasers--child support lien database to be maintained.
454.517. Lien on workers' compensation, when, procedure--notice, contents--enforcement of lien--duties of director of workers' compensation--mistake of fact.
454.518. Lien on law suits, claims or counterclaims, when, procedure--notice, contents--liability of persons making payment or settlement after notice--duties of clerk.
454.519. Lien on rights of action for personal injury or negligence, when, procedure--notice, contents--liability of persons making payment or settlement after notice.
454.520. Delinquent child support and maintenance, interest on, rate, how computed--execution for interest, when, procedure.
454.522. Subordination of liens, when.
454.525. Obligor, defined--conveyances of entirety, property set aside, when--hearing, presumption, burden of proving good faith.
454.528. Execution on jointly held property, when, procedure--obligor defined--parties to action--attorney's fees, assessed against whom.
   
FAMILY SUPPORT PAYMENT CENTER
454.530. Family support payment center established by the division for child support orders--disbursement of child support--business day, defined--electronic funds transfer system.
454.531. Recovery of erroneously paid child support, procedures--penalty.
454.533. Family support trust fund established.
454.536. Records of payments and disbursements kept by division--clerks to certify records, when--non IV-D cases, procedure.
454.539. Admissibility of payment center records--certification by the director.
454.542. Compliance with subpoenas.
454.545. Rebuttable presumption for authenticity of certain judicial orders and documents.
454.548. Processing fee permitted, amount.
454.551. Certified or guaranteed check required, when--fee for insufficient funds checks, amount.
454.554. Notice to obligor, when--contempt motion filed, when.
454.557. Obligations not recorded in automated system, when.
454.559. Payments made to center upon request.
454.560. Endorsement of negotiable instruments, when.
454.565. Report to the general assembly, when.
   
PROVISIONS OF HEALTH BENEFIT PLAN
454.600. Definitions.
454.603. Health benefit plan may be required--terms--order of coverage--liability for expenses not covered--abatement, termination of coverage.
454.606. Notice to employer or union, National Medical Support Notice to be used--notice, how delivered--division duties.
454.609. Notice to obligor, contents--grounds for contesting, hearing.
454.612. Written proof of obligor's compliance with order--forwarding to union or employer.
454.615. Employer or union to transfer order to group health plan--duties of plan administrator.
454.618. Enrolling of child as eligible dependent in health benefit plan, withholding of contributions--provision of information and authorization--denial or restriction of coverage, prohibited, when.
454.621. No change of coverage required.
454.624. Payment of benefit due, discharge from liability.
454.627. Termination of obligor's employment or coverage, notification of obligee.
454.630. Release of information.
454.633. Failure to maintain coverage, liability, effect--parents' joint liability for medical care--action to collect percentage.
454.636. Order of income withholding, priority--current obligation.
454.639. Collection and enforcement--remedies--modification.
454.642. Compliance by employer or union, discharge of liability--termination of order.
454.645. Discharge, discipline prohibited--rebuttable presumption--civil contempt proceeding authorized, procedure.
454.700. Insurer to permit enrollment, when--duties of employer--garnishment of income permitted, when.
   
STATEWIDE AUTOMATED SYSTEM FOR CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT
454.800. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.802. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.804. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.806. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 § A)
454.808. (Repealed L. 2007 S.B. 613 Revision § A)
454.810. (Repealed L. 2007 S.B. 25 § A)
   
UNIFORM INTERSTATE FAMILY SUPPORT ACT
454.849. Effective date of repeal of act.
454.850. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.850. Definitions.
454.853. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.853. Tribunals in Missouri.
454.855. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.855. Remedies, cumulative.
454.857. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.857. Jurisdiction, extended personal jurisdiction.
454.860. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.860. Jurisdiction, evidence and discovery from a foreign state--conflict of laws.
454.862. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.862. Tribunal of this state may be initiating or responding tribunal.
454.865. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.865. Jurisdiction may be exercised, when--jurisdiction not proper, when.
454.867. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.867. Jurisdiction, proceedings involving a foreign tribunal, exclusive jurisdiction, modifications of orders, loss of exclusive jurisdiction, recognition of foreign jurisdiction, effect of temporary support order on jurisdiction, spousal support order.
454.869. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.869. Jurisdiction, proceedings involving a foreign tribunal, tribunal requests to enforce or modify support orders.
454.871. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.871. Jurisdiction, multiple support orders--which order recognized, procedure.
454.874. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.874. Jurisdiction, multiple registrations or petitions for support orders, manner of treatment.
454.877. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.877. Collections pursuant to order of foreign tribunal, credited, how.
454.880. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.880. Proceedings authorized, commencement of proceedings.
454.882. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.882. Minor, proceeding on behalf of.
454.885. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.885. Applicable law, choice of law.
454.887. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.887. Copies of petition and documents forwarded.
454.890. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.890. Receipt of petition by state tribunal, notification of petitioner, powers of court.
454.892. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.892. Receipt by inappropriate tribunal, petition and documents, forwarded, notification.
454.895. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.895. Proceeding, services provided by support enforcement agency.
454.897. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.897. Attorney general's order on neglect by support enforcement agency's duties.
454.900. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.900. Representation by counsel.
454.902. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.902. Family support division is state information agency, duties.
454.905. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.905. Petitions, verification requirements.
454.907. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.907. Pleadings, nondisclosure of information.
454.910. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.910. Payment of fees and costs, attorney's fees.
454.912. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.912. Jurisdiction, personal, not obtained for another proceeding, immunity from service of process, when.
454.915. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.915. Parentage, previous determination, effect on defense of nonparentage.
454.917. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.917. Presence of petitioner for jurisdiction of tribunal, evidence admissible.
454.920. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.920. Inquiries between tribunals, communication means permitted.
454.922. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.922. Discovery, request of assistance between tribunals.
454.927. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.927. Disbursements, statement furnished.
454.930. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.930. Support orders issued, when, temporary child support order issued, when.
454.932. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.932. Income withholding order, issued in another state.
454.934. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.934. Income withholding orders, employer's duties.
454.936. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.936. Multiple orders to withhold support, compliance of employer, when.
454.938. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.938. Immunity from civil liability of employer for compliance.
454.941. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.941. Penalties for noncompliance of employer.
454.943. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.943. Validity of income withholding contested, procedure.
454.946. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.946. Foreign tribunal's order enforced, when, procedure.
454.948. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.948. Registration of a foreign tribunal's order required.
454.951. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.951. Procedure for registering a foreign tribunal's order.
454.953. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.953. Registration is complete and enforceable when.
454.956. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.956. Issuing state law governs--statute of limitations.
454.958. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.958. Notification of nonregistering party, procedure.
454.961. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.961. Nonregistering party's contest of a support order, procedure, effect.
454.963. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.963. Burden of proof, contest by nonregistering party.
454.966. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.966. Confirmation of registration.
454.968. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.968. Modifications of foreign tribunal's orders registered how, when.
454.971. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.971. Modifications of foreign tribunal's orders enforced, when.
454.973. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.973. Modification of an order issued in a foreign tribunal permitted, when.
454.976. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.976. Recognition of a foreign tribunal's modification of this state's order, when.
454.978. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.978. Jurisdiction for a child support proceeding.
454.981. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.981. Certified copy of a modification filed with issuing tribunal.
454.983. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.983. Determination of parentage--which tribunal.
454.986. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.986. Governor, defined, duties.
454.989. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.989. Surrender of a parent charged with failure to provide support, procedure.
454.991. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.991. Construction and application of sections 454.850 to 454.997.
454.993. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.993. Citation of the uniform interstate family support act.
454.995. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.995. Severability.
454.997. (Repealed L. 2007 S.B. 613 Revision § A)
454.999. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 § A)
454.999. Applicability of certain statutes.
   
LICENSE SUSPENSION
454.1000. Definitions.
454.1003. Suspension of a professional or occupational license, when, procedure.
454.1005. Hearing to show cause for suspension of a license, procedure.
454.1008. Licensing authority's responsibilities upon receipt of a suspension order.
454.1010. Petition to stay a suspension, grounds, procedure--reinstatement fee required, when.
454.1013. Termination of an order of suspension, when--new termination order may be issued, when.
454.1015. Fee charged by licensing authority for administrative costs permitted.
454.1018. Rules--promulgated by the division.
454.1020. Standards for licensure information provided to the division, method, contents.
454.1023. List of licensed attorneys to be provided to division, when--arrearages reported to supreme court clerk.
454.1025. Request for rules for suspension or sanctioning of law license, when.
454.1027. Hunting and fishing license sanctions--department of conservation.
454.1029. No suspension of licenses while obligor honors the support agreement.
454.1031. Penalties for denial or interference with visitation or custody.
   
UNIFORM INTERSTATE FAMILY SUPPORT ACT ARTICLE 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS
454.1500. Short title.
454.1503. Definitions.
454.1506. State tribunal and support enforcement agency.
454.1509. Remedies cumulative.
454.1512. Application of act to resident of foreign county and foreign support proceeding.
   
ARTICLE 2 JURISDICTION
454.1515. Basis for jurisdiction over nonresident.
454.1518. Duration of personal jurisdiction.
454.1521. Initiating and responding tribunal of state.
454.1524. Simultaneous proceedings.
454.1527. Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify child support orders.
454.1530. Continuing jurisdiction to enforce child support order.
454.1533. Determination of controlling child support order.
454.1536. Child support orders for two or more obligees.
454.1539. Credit for payments.
454.1542. Application of act to nonresident subject to personal jurisdiction.
454.1545. Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify spousal support order.
   
ARTICLE 3 CIVIL PROVISIONS OF GENERAL APPLICATION
454.1548. Proceedings under act.
454.1551. Proceeding by minor parent.
454.1554. Application of law of state.
454.1557. Duties of initiating tribunal.
454.1560. Duties and powers of responding tribunal.
454.1563. Inappropriate tribunal.
454.1566. Duties of support enforcement agency.
454.1569. Duty of state official or agency.
454.1572. Private counsel.
454.1575. Duties of state information agency.
454.1578. Pleadings and accompanying documents.
454.1581. Nondisclosure of information in exceptional circumstances.
454.1584. Costs and fees.
454.1587. Limited immunity of petitioner.
454.1590. Nonparentage as defense.
454.1593. Special rules of evidence and procedure.
454.1596. Communications between tribunals.
454.1599. Assistance with discovery.
454.1602. Receipt and disbursement of payments.
   
ARTICLE 4 ESTABLISHMENT OF SUPPORT ORDER OR DETERMINATION OF PARENTAGE
454.1605. Establishment of support order.
454.1608. Proceeding to determine parentage.
   
ARTICLE 5 ENFORCEMENT OF SUPPORT ORDER WITHOUT REGISTRATION
454.1611. Employer's receipt of income withholding order of another state.
454.1614. Employer's compliance with income withholding order of another state.
454.1617. Employer's compliance with two or more income withholding orders.
454.1620. Immunity from civil liability.
454.1623. Penalties for noncompliance.
454.1626. Contest by obligor.
454.1629. Administrative enforcement of orders.
   
ARTICLE 6 REGISTRATION, ENFORCEMENT, AND MODIFICATION OF SUPPORT ORDER PART 1 REGISTRATION FOR ENFORCEMENT OF SUPPORT ORDER
454.1632. Registration of order for enforcement.
454.1635. Procedure to register order for enforcement.
454.1638. Effect of registration for enforcement.
454.1641. Choice of law.
   
PART 2 CONTEST OF VALIDITY OF ENFORCEMENT
454.1644. Notice of registration of order.
454.1647. Procedure to contest validity or enforcement of registered support order.
454.1650. Contest of registration or enforcement.
454.1653. Confirmed order.
   
PART 3 REGISTRATION AND MODIFICATION OF CHILD SUPPORT ORDER OF ANOTHER STATE
454.1656. Procedure to register child support order of another state for modification.
454.1659. Effect of registration for modification.
454.1662. Modification of child support order of another state.
454.1665. Recognition of order modified in another state.
454.1668. Jurisdiction to modify child support order of another state when individual parties reside in this state.
454.1671. Notice to issuing tribunal of modification.
   
PART 4 REGISTRATION AND MODIFICATION OF FOREIGN CHILD SUPPORT ORDER
454.1674. Jurisdiction to modify child support of foreign country.
454.1677. Procedure to register child support order of foreign country for modification.
   
ARTICLE 7 SUPPORT PROCEEDING UNDER CONVENTION
454.1680. Definitions.
454.1683. Applicability.
454.1686. Relationship of governmental entity to United States authority.
454.1689. Initiation by governmental entity of support proceeding under convention.
454.1692. Direct request.
454.1695. Registration of convention support order.
454.1698. Contest of registered convention support order.
454.1701. Recognition and enforcement of registered convention support order.
454.1704. Partial enforcement.
454.1707. Foreign support agreement.
454.1710. Modification of convention child support order.
454.1713. Personal information--limit on use.
454.1716. Record in original language--English translation.
   
ARTICLE 8 INTERSTATE RENDITION
454.1719. Grounds for rendition.
454.1722. Conditions of rendition.
   
ARTICLE 9 MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
454.1725. Uniformity of application and construction.
454.1727. Severability.
454.1728. Effective date.
454.1730. Applicability of certain state laws.

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