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Can scholarship money be garnished to pay child support?
If military wages are currently garnished for child support will or can garnishment continue out of retirement pay?
Yes, they can.
You live in Ga you have a garnishment for child support and now you are being garnished by a creditor can they take both garnishment out of yourof my pay at the same time?
You are responsible for your debts. If you owe somebody money and don't pay them, they are entitled to take it anyway.
In Nevada can a father lower his child support payments to one child when his wages are being garnished and has to pay child support for another child?
Child Support Adjustments You need to know that the child support guidelines are not set in stone. They are just guidelines. You can make a case for not paying so… much. 1988 Public Law Record SEC. 103. STATE GUIDELINES FOR CHILD SUPPORT AWARD AMOUNTS. (A)(a) GUIDELINES TO CREATE REBUTTABLE PRESUMPTION.-Section 467(b) of the Social Security Act is amended- (1) by inserting (1) after (b): (2) by striking, "but need not be binding upon such judges or other officials;" and (3) by adding at the end the following new paragraph: (4) "There shall be a REBUTTABLE presumption, in any judicial or administrative proceeding for the award of child support, that the amount of the award which would result from the application of such guidelines is the correct amount of child support to be awarded. A written finding or specific finding on the record that the application of the guidelines would be unjust or inappropriate in a particular case, as determined under criteria established the State, shall be sufficient to rebut the presumption is that case." You need to file a motion to modify your child support. If you are current in your support, you can do this by making an official request for a modification at the child support enforcement office under the provisions of Public Law 12. If there are arrears, contact the Clerk of the Court and request forms for filing for a modification, Pro Se. You will need to get a copy of the child support guidelines and worksheet from child support enforcement to determine if you have cause for a reduction. There needs to be at least a 20% difference in his payment. NEVER pay your child support directly to the mother as it can be considered a gift and not support. Always pay threw the court. If you want to learn how to do all this go to Dads House in Yahoo Groups. When you join, you'll receive a link to an educational manual that will teach you what you need to know. Take the time to learn what you can and should do. (NOTE: IN STATES LIKE CALIFORNIA, THE INCOME OF A SECOND SPOUSE OR LIVE-IN S/O HAS TO BE INCLUDED IN CALCULATIONS FOR CHILD SUPPORT) SEE LINKS BELOW
Yes. File for a modification. see links
I cross posted this to the VA Dept web site and requested an answer.
What can you do if your employer is not paying your garnishment to child support but is taking out of your check?
Talk to payroll first. They could be sending it, but the state losing it, especially if it's an out of state order. As a federal felony, employers are not likely to do this,… which is why you should take enough deduction to forgo a tax return refund. Request a copy of canceled checks. If by chance they are, report this to your state Office of Child Support Enforcement. see link
yes, after the support has been modified.
The child support enforcement system will take various actions to collect that support, including wage withholding, interception of tax refunds and other government payments, …liens on your bank accounts/real property, suspending your drivers license. If you don't have the money, I urge you to go back to court pronto, get the order modified or terminated, and set up a court-approved payment plan. It won't keep the State from trying to collect the unpaid support (there is no statute of limitations on collecting past-due child support), but it will keep you out of jail and probably keep your DL from being suspended. See links below
Garnishment is the usual method of paying child support, especially if there is an unpaid balance.
55% of gross under Federal Public Law 12. see links below
It's taxable income, so yes.
The question that would arise first is why it would be stopping if child support is still owed?
Can Earned Income Credit money from income tax returns be taken to pay child support arrearages Or is the EIC money considered safe from garnishment?
NO earned income credit is not safe from garnishment. It is the same as taking money out of your paycheck, if you owe, they remove funds from your account.
Yes, any form of income, other than needs-based income, can be garnished for back child support in New York. Money from a lawsuit or settlement is considered income.
Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes.