This section applies to all initial or modified orders for paternity or support entered under this chapter, chapter 234, 252A, 252C, 252F, 252H, 252K, or 600B, or under any other chapter, and any subsequent order to enforce such support orders.
1. All such orders or judgments shall direct each party to file with the clerk of court or the child support recovery unit, as appropriate, upon entry of the order, and to update as appropriate, information on location and identity of the party, including social security number, residential and mailing addresses, electronic mail address, telephone number, driver’s license number, and name, address, and telephone number of the party’s employer. The order shall also include a provision that the information filed will be disclosed and used pursuant to this section. The party shall file the information with the clerk of court, or, if all support payments are to be directed to the collection services center as provided in section 252B.14, subsection 2, and section 252B.16, with the child support recovery unit.
Terms Used In Iowa Code 598.22B
- Child: includes child by adoption. See Iowa Code 4.1
- clerk: means clerk of the court in which the action or proceeding is brought or is pending; and the words "clerk's office" mean the office of that clerk. See Iowa Code 4.1
- support payments: means an amount which the court may require either of the parties to pay under a temporary order or a final judgment or decree, and may include alimony, child support, maintenance, and any other term used to describe these obligations. See Iowa Code 598.1
2. All such orders or judgments shall include a statement that in any subsequent child support action initiated by the child support recovery unit or between the parties, upon sufficient showing that diligent effort has been made to ascertain the location of such a party, the unit or the court shall deem due process requirements for notice and service of process to be met with respect to the party, upon delivery of written notice to the most recent residential or employer address filed with the clerk of court or unit pursuant to subsection 1.
3. a. Information filed pursuant to subsection 1 shall not be a public record.
b. Information filed with the clerk of court pursuant to subsection 1 shall be available to the child support recovery unit, upon request. Beginning October 1, 1998, information filed with the clerk of court pursuant to subsection 1 shall be provided by the clerk of court to the child support recovery unit pursuant to section 252B.24.
c. Information filed with the clerk of court shall be available, upon request, to a party unless the party filing the information also files an affidavit alleging the party has reason to believe that release of the information may result in physical or emotional harm to the affiant or child. However, even if an affidavit has been filed, any information provided by the clerk of court to the child support recovery unit shall be disclosed by the unit as provided in section 252B.9.
d. Information provided to the unit shall only be disclosed as provided in section 252B.9.