25-7-16.1 Cash bond for nonsupport applied to child support arrearages.
Cash bond for nonsupport applied to child support arrearages.
any provision of chapter 23A-43 to the contrary, any cash bond deposited with the court, whether
or not personally posted by the defendant, to assure appearance of an individual charged with
nonsupport of a child under § 25-7-15 or 25-7-16 or subject to civil proceedings to enforce child
support obligations, may, at the discretion of the court, be ordered paid to the Department of Social
Services or the support obligee and applied to child support arrearages either as a condition imposed
by the court or as a result of the individual's failure to appear as required by the court.