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12-288. Removal of debts from accounting system

The clerk of the superior court may remove from the clerk's accounting system all or part of any debt due to the clerk as prescribed by section 12-284, subsection A if the clerk does all of the following:

1. Bills the debtor at least four times.

2. Submits the debt for collection to a collection agency licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 9 and waits at least one year while the agency attempts collection.

3. Reports the debt to a credit bureau.

4. Notifies the department of revenue of the debt pursuant to section 42-1122.

5. Sends to the administrator of the funds or account prescribed in section 12-284.03 a written report of all of the debts proposed to be removed from the clerk's accounting system. The clerk shall send the report by certified mail. The report shall include all of the following:

(a) The amount of the debt and the date it was incurred.

(b) The name of the debtor.

(c) The reason for proposing the removal.

6. Waits thirty days from the date the clerk sends the report pursuant to paragraph 5 of this section and does not receive an objection from the administrator of the funds or account prescribed in section 12-284.03.