Canton, GA asked in Family Law and Child Support for Georgia

Q: Hello - I have a letter enforcing an Income withholding order. I haven’t been late once and there’s a live court order.

I received a notification that the Georgia Department of Human Services notified my employer to begin enforcing an Income Withholding Order. Our court order states “both parties agree an IWO isn’t necessary at this time”… is this legal to enforce? I’m not late and pay each month on time. Was there something forged as I haven’t agreed to this?

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Alake Colwell Furlow
Alake Colwell Furlow
  • Dacula, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: Child support enforcement is now involved in collecting your child support for whatever reason. You can contact the Division of Child Support Services and inquire as to why an Income Deduction Order was signed. But if a judge signed the Order, your employer is likely to enforce it and begin the garnishment.

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