(a) A custodial person, noncustodial parent, or biological parent may designate a person as an authorized representative to:
(1) obtain child support case information and documents from Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) Child Support Services (CSS) on his or her behalf; or
(2) provide information and documents to CSS on his or her behalf.
(b) CSS does not honor requests to designate as an authorized representative a person who has a conflict of interest that would result in the release of information he or she is otherwise not entitled to receive. • 1
(c) The information and documents an authorized representative may obtain are limited to those items the person represented may obtain per Oklahoma Administrative Code 340:25-5-67.
(d) This Section does not allow an authorized representative to appear before the DHS Office of Administrative Hearings: Child Support or the district court on behalf of the person represented unless specifically allowed by law. Further, nothing in this Section prevents CSS from requesting the court to enter a default order based on the person's failure to appear, even when the person's authorized representative is present.
(e) The authorized representative does not have to be an attorney.
(f) A person must complete and submit Form 03EN010E, Authorized Representative Designation, to CSS, before the representative may act or receive information orally or in writing on behalf of the person represented. A person may have only one authorized representative at any time. • 2 & 3
(g) Once CSS receives Form 03EN010E, CSS considers the designation in effect until CSS receives:
(1) a new Form 03EN010E designating another person as the authorized representative;
(2) written notice that the designation of an authorized representative is revoked; or
(3) written notice that the designator is deceased.
(h) CSS reserves the right to refuse to honor a designation of authorized representative. • 4