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FAMILY CODE SECTION 4200-4205

4200. In any proceeding where a court makes or has made an order
requiring the payment of child support to a parent receiving welfare
moneys for the maintenance of children for whom support may be
ordered, the court shall do both of the following:
(a) Direct that the payments of support shall be made to the
county officer designated by the court for that purpose. Once the
State Disbursement Unit is implemented pursuant to Section 17309, all
payments shall be directed to the State Disbursement Unit instead of
the county officer designated by the court.
(b) Direct the local child support agency to appear on behalf of
the welfare recipient in any proceeding to enforce the order.

4201. In any proceeding where a court makes or has made an order
requiring the payment of child support to the person having custody
of a child for whom support may be ordered, the court may do either
or both of the following:
(a) Direct that the payments shall be made to the county officer
designated by the court for that purpose. Once the State Disbursement
Unit is implemented pursuant to Section 17309, all payments shall be
directed to the State Disbursement Unit instead of the county
officer designated by the court.
(b) Direct the local child support agency to appear on behalf of
the minor children in any proceeding to enforce the order.

4202. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in a
proceeding where the custodial parent resides in one county and the
parent ordered to pay support resides in another county, the court
may direct payment to be made to the county officer designated by the
court for those purposes in the county of residence of the custodial
parent, and may direct the local child support agency of either
county to enforce the order.
(b) If the court directs the local child support agency of the
county of residence of the noncustodial parent to enforce the order,
the expenses of the local child support agency with respect to the
enforcement is a charge upon the county of residence of the
noncustodial parent.

4203. (a) Except as provided in Section 4202, expenses of the
county officer designated by the court, and expenses of the local
child support agency incurred in the enforcement of an order of the
type described in Section 4200 or 4201, are a charge upon the county
where the proceedings are pending.
(b) Fees for service of process in the enforcement of an order of
the type described in Section 4200 or 4201 are a charge upon the
county where the process is served.

4204. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in any proceeding
where the court has made an order requiring the payment of child
support to a person having custody of a child and the child support
is subsequently assigned to the county pursuant to Section 11477 of
the Welfare and Institutions Code or the person having custody has
requested the local child support agency to provide child support
enforcement services pursuant to Section 17400, the local child
support agency may issue a notice directing that the payments shall
be made to the local child support agency, another county office, or
the State Disbursement Unit pursuant to Section 17309. The notice
shall be served on both the support obligor and obligee in compliance
with Section 1013 of the Code of Civil Procedure. The local child
support agency shall file the notice in the action in which the
support order was issued.

4205. Any notice from the local child support agency requesting a
meeting with the support obligor for any purpose authorized under
this part shall contain a statement advising the support obligor of
his or her right to have an attorney present at the meeting.