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Senate Bill 0569

Senate Bill 0569

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF SB569 (Updated April 12, 2001 9:27 AM - DI 84)

Performance bonds in family law cases. Authorizes a court to require a party to provide the security, or other guarantees required by the court to secure the performance of a child support, custody, or visitation order if the court makes specific findings. Specifies that the proceeds of a forfeited custody security, bond, or other guarantee may be used to: (1) reimburse a parent for actual expenses incurred in upholding the court's order; (2) pay reasonable fees to locate and return a child; or (3) reimburse a court trustee for reasonable fees and costs. Provides that excess proceeds of a forfeited bond must be used for the child's higher education or maintenance expenses. Provides a format for a support, custody, or visitation bond.
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