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Child Support Services Garnishments

What is a garnishment?
 
A wage garnishment is generally for a limited period and requires the withholding of a percentage of the wages as opposed to a set dollar amount.
 
Under Kansas law, an IWO is not considered a wage garnishment.
 K.S.A. 23-3104(f)
 
What is the priority of child support income withholdings?
 
An IWO has priority over any other legal process under state law against the  same income. K.S.A. 23-3105(a)
 
For information and guidance on complying with wage garnishments, contact any office of the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor, or consult  your organization's legal counsel.
 
View a helpful fact sheet from the Wage and Hour Divison here.