Once a child support and medical support order is obtained and an employer is known, an Income Withholding Order (Wage Assignment) and National Medical Support Notice is served on the non-custodial parent’s employer. Regular child support payments are withheld from the non-custodial parent’s wages and the child(ren) will be added to the non-custodial party’s health insurance benefits if applicable.

If a non-custodial parent fails to pay court ordered child support amounts due, Child Support Services has many enforcement remedies to collect the support. The enforcement remedy used is at the discretion of the Department and may include:

  • ​Income Withholding Order
  • Suspension of driver’s license
  • Suspension of other professional license
  • Levy on bank accounts
  • Liens recorded against real property
  • Income tax refund intercept
  • Unemployment and State disability intercept
  • Prevention of issuance or renewal of a passport
  • Contempt of Court proceeding
  • Writ of attachment
  • Coordination with other states or countries for Enforcement

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