Article 4. Use Of Deposit To Make Delinquent Support Payment of California Family Law Code >> Division 9. >> Part 5. >> Chapter 2. >> Article 4.
(a) Upon the application of the child support obligee stating
that the support payment is 10 or more days late, the court shall
immediately order disbursement of funds from the account established
pursuant to this chapter solely for the purpose of providing the
amount of child support then in arrears.
(b) Funds so disbursed shall be used exclusively for the support,
maintenance, and education of the child or children subject to the
child support order.
(c) The court shall also order the account to be replenished by
the child support obligor in the same amounts as are expended from
the account to pay the amount of child support which the child
support obligor has failed to pay the child support obligee in a
The court shall cause a copy of the application, as well as
its order to disburse and replenish funds, to be served upon the
child support obligor, who shall be subject to contempt of court for
failure to comply with the order.
The court shall cause a copy of its order to disburse and
replenish funds to be served upon the depository institution where
the child support security deposit is maintained, and upon the child
support agency with jurisdiction over the case.
If support is ordered to be paid through the local child
support agency on behalf of a child not receiving public assistance
pursuant to the Family Economic Security Act of 1982 (Chapter 2
(commencing with Section 11200) of Part 3 of Division 9 of the
Welfare and Institutions Code), the local child support agency shall
forward the support received pursuant to this chapter to the
custodial parent or other person having care or control of the child
or children involved.