Title 15
Domestic Relations

Chapter 21
Child Support Lien Act

R.I. Gen. Laws § 15-21-8

§ 15-21-8. Civil actions not precluded.

(a) In any case where there has been a refusal or neglect to pay any child support or to discharge any liability in respect to child support, whether or not a levy has been made, the department, in addition to other modes of relief, may file an action in the family court.

(b) The filing of a civil action shall not preclude the department from enforcing the child support order through the use of any administrative means permitted by federal or state law.

[See § 12-1-15 of the General Laws.]

History of Section.
P.L. 1995, ch. 370, art. 29, § 6; P.L. 1995, ch. 374, § 6.