Texas Human Resources Code - Section 152.1752. Montague County Child Support Division
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§ 152.1752. MONTAGUE COUNTY CHILD SUPPORT DIVISION. (a)
The child support division in the Montague County Probation
Department shall provide assistance to the district clerk in
collecting child or spousal support payments. The division shall
also assist in the enforcement of orders relating to the possession
of or access to a child and may initiate contempt proceedings to
enforce an order relating to the support and conservator orders.
(b) The person ordered by a district court of Montague
County to pay child or spousal support to the district clerk shall
pay a monthly service fee of $1. The district clerk shall deduct
the service fee from each payment. If the payment is ordered to be
made semimonthly or weekly, the district clerk shall deduct 50
cents from each payment. The service fee authorized by this
subsection applies to child or spousal support payments ordered
before June 14, 1973, if the person ordered to make those payments
defaults and is cited for contempt of court. The service fee
becomes due and payable for each month after the hearing on the
(c) A person found in contempt of court in Montague County
for failure to pay child or spousal support shall pay $15 as
attorney's fees if the contempt action is initiated by the
probation department. The additional cost shall be collected in
the same manner that other costs are collected.
(d) A person who files an adoption case in a district court
of Montague County shall pay to the district court a filing fee of
$25. The fee is in addition to other fees imposed for filing an
adoption case in Montague County and is taxed, collected, and paid
as other costs. Funds collected under this subsection shall be used
to provide adoption investigation service.
(e) The district clerk shall transfer the money collected
under this section to the county treasurer on the last day of each
month. The county treasurer shall deposit the fees to the credit of
the probation fund.
Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.
Last modified: August 11, 2007