Oregon Statutes - Chapter 110 - Uniform Interstate Family Support Act - Section 110.360 - Duties of support enforcement agency.

(1) A support enforcement agency of this state, upon request, shall provide services to a petitioner in a proceeding under this chapter.

(2) A support enforcement agency that is providing services to the petitioner as appropriate shall:

(a) Take all steps necessary to enable an appropriate tribunal in this state or another state to obtain jurisdiction over the respondent;

(b) Request an appropriate tribunal to set a date, time and place for a hearing;

(c) Make a reasonable effort to obtain all relevant information, including information as to income and property of the parties;

(d) Within seven days, exclusive of Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays, after receipt of a written notice from an initiating, responding or registering tribunal, send a copy of the notice by first-class mail to the petitioner;

(e) Within seven days, exclusive of Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays, after receipt of a written communication from the respondent or the respondentís attorney, send a copy of the communication by first-class mail to the petitioner; and

(f) Notify the petitioner if jurisdiction over the respondent cannot be obtained.

(3) This chapter does not create or negate a relationship of attorney and client or other fiduciary relationship between a support enforcement agency or the attorney for the agency and the individual being assisted by the agency. [1993 c.449 §19]

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