14-10-107.5. Entry of appearance and notice of withdrawal by delegate child support enforcement unit.
(1) The attorney for the delegate child support enforcement unit may file an entry of appearance on behalf of the county department of human or social services in any proceeding for dissolution of marriage or legal separation under this article 10 for purposes of establishing, modifying, and enforcing child support and medical support if any party is receiving child support services pursuant to section 26-13-106 and for purposes of establishing and enforcing reimbursement of payments for temporary assistance to needy families.
(2) The delegate child support enforcement unit, upon the filing of the entry of appearance described in subsection (1) of this section or upon the filing of a legal pleading to establish, modify, or enforce the support obligation, is from that date forward, without leave or order of court, a third-party intervenor in the action for the purposes outlined in subsection (1) of this section without the necessity of filing a motion to intervene.
(3) The delegate child support enforcement unit may withdraw as a party from a case when the case is closed without leave of the court by filing a notice pursuant to the Colorado rules of civil procedure. Upon the filing of such notice, the delegate child support enforcement unit is no longer considered a party to the action without the necessity of filing a motion to dismiss party.
Source: L. 89: Entire section added, p. 792, 13, effective July 1. L. 90: Entire section amended, p. 889, 8, effective July 1. L. 2007: (1) amended, p. 1648, 1, effective May 31. L. 2018: Entire section amended,(SB 18-092), ch. 38, p. 400, 12, effective August 8; entire section amended,(HB 18-1363), ch. 389, p. 2321, 1, effective August 8.
Editors note: This section was amended in SB 18-092. Those amendments were superseded by the amendment of this section in HB 18-1363, effective August 8, 2018.
For the legislative declaration in SB 18-092, see section 1 of chapter 38, Session Laws of Colorado 2018.