§ 454.390 Enforcing a support order from another state, response to a 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 ..
§ 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 ..
§ 454.405 Enforcement of support obligations, counties to cooperate — agreements, …
§ 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 …
§ 454.420 Legal actions to establish or enforce support obligations, brought, by ..
§ 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 …
§ 454.432 Circuit clerk, recording of credits for amounts not received, restrictions, ..
§ 454.433 Order of foreign courts, notification by division, duties of circuit clerk ..
§ 454.435 Prosecuting attorneys, cooperative or multiple county agreement, duties — …
§ 454.440 Definitions — division may use parent locator service, when — financial …
§ 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, ..
§ 454.455 Assignments by caretaker relatives, terminate, when, exceptions — caretaker …
§ 454.460 Definitions
§ 454.465 State debt, defined, calculation — rights of division regarding state debts …
§ 454.470 Director to issue notice and finding of financial responsibility, when, ..
§ 454.472 No suit maintained if child support is current
§ 454.475 Administrative hearing, procedure, effect on orders of social services — …
§ 454.476 Administrative orders may be issued, when — duties of director — hearing.
§ 454.478 Summary of expenses required, when
§ 454.485 Paternity order, establishing — entered when — genetic testing required …
§ 454.490 Orders entered by director, docketing of, effect
§ 454.495 Circuit clerk or family support payment center made trustee, when, duties — …
§ 454.496 Motion to modify order, review — form of motion, service, procedure — …
§ 454.498 Director’s duty to modify a child support order — automated methods used …
§ 454.500 Modification of an administrative order, procedure, effect — relief from …
§ 454.501 Support, courts, jurisdiction, effect of determinations
§ 454.505 Garnishment of wages, when, procedure, limitations — notice to employer, …
§ 454.507 Financial institutions, division may request information, when, fees — …
§ 454.510 Supreme court to provide rules for certain hearings
§ 454.511 Denial of a passport for child support arrearage, when — mistake of fact, …
§ 454.512 Consumer reporting agency, defined — division reports to agencies of …
§ 454.513 Attorney representation exclusive — attorney/client relationship not to …
§ 454.514 Lien on obligor’s share of a decedent’s estate, when, procedure — notice, …
§ 454.515 Order for child support, lien on real estate, when, procedure — duration, …
§ 454.516 Lien on motor vehicles, boats, motors, manufactured homes and trailers, ..
§ 454.517 Lien on workers’ compensation, when, procedure — notice, contents — …
§ 454.518 Lien on law suits, claims or counterclaims, when, procedure — notice, …
§ 454.519 Lien on rights of action for personal injury or negligence, when, procedure ..
§ 454.520 Delinquent child support and maintenance, interest on, rate, how computed — …
§ 454.522 Subordination of liens, when
§ 454.525 Obligor, defined — conveyances of entirety, property set aside, when — …
§ 454.528 Execution on jointly held property, when, procedure — obligor defined — …
§ 454.530 Family support payment center established by the division for child support ..
§ 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 …
§ 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 ..
§ 454.548 Processing fee permitted, amount
§ 454.551 Certified or guaranteed check required, when — fee for insufficient funds …
§ 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
§ 454.600 Definitions
§ 454.603 Health benefit plan may be required — terms — order of coverage — liability …
§ 454.606 Notice to employer or union, National Medical Support Notice to be used — …
§ 454.609 Notice to obligor, contents — grounds for contesting, hearing.
§ 454.612 Written proof of obligor’s compliance with order — forwarding to union or …
§ 454.615 Employer or union to transfer order to group health plan — duties of plan …
§ 454.618 Enrolling of child as eligible dependent in health benefit plan, ..
§ 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 …
§ 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 …
§ 454.700 Insurer to permit enrollment, when — duties of employer — garnishment of …
§ 454.849 Effective date of repeal of act
§ 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 …
§ 454.1013 Termination of an order of suspension, when — new termination order may be …
§ 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 …
§ 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
§ 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 country and foreign support ..
§ 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
§ 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
§ 454.1605 Establishment of support order
§ 454.1608 Proceeding to determine parentage
§ 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
§ 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
§ 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
§ 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 ..
§ 454.1671 Notice to issuing tribunal of modification
§ 454.1674 Jurisdiction to modify child support of foreign country
§ 454.1677 Procedure to register child support order of foreign country for modification
§ 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.
§ 454.1719 Grounds for rendition
§ 454.1722 Conditions of rendition
§ 454.1725 Uniformity of application and construction
§ 454.1727 Severability
§ 454.1728 Effective date
§ 454.1730 Applicability of certain state laws

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 454 - Enforcement of Support Law

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Guardian: if used in a section in a context relating to property rights or obligations, means conservator of the estate as defined in Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, and "year" means a calendar year unless otherwise expressed, and is equivalent to the words year of our Lord. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Tenancy by the entirety: A type of joint tenancy between husband and wife that is recognized in some States. Neither party can sever the joint tenancy relationship; when a spouse dies, the survivor acquires full title to the property.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.