Income Withholding Order
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Income Withholding Order

"Income-withholding order" means an order or other legal process directed to an obligor's employer or other third party in possession of a monetary obligation owed to an obligor, as defined by the income-withholding law of this state, to withhold support from the income of the obligor.

Income Withholding Order
"Income withholding order" means an order or other legal process directed to an obligor's employer under Subtitle 1 of this title to withhold support from the income of the obligor.
Income Withholding Order

An order that requires an employer to withhold support from a noncustodial parent’s wages and transfer that withholding to the appropriate agency (the Centralized Collection Unit, the State Disbursement Unit or tribal child support agency.) Sometimes referred to as a wage withholding or garnishment. Direct Income Withholding A procedure, whereby an income withholding order from one state can be sent directly to the noncustodial parent’s employer in another state , without the need to use the child support agency or court system in the noncustodial parent’s state. Immediate Wage Withholding An automatic deduction from income that starts as soon as the order for support is established and an income withholding order/notice is received and implemented by the noncustodial parent’s employer.

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Income Withholding Order has been defined 3 different ways in documents like Oregon Revised Statutes (2007), Code of Maryland, Glossary of Child Support Terms.

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