§ 780 Definitions
§ 781 Withholding wages upon issuance or modification of support order after July 1, 1990
§ 782 Expedited procedure for wage withholding
§ 783 Wage withholding; notice and hearing
§ 785 Wage withholding orders
§ 786 Obligee's responsibility
§ 787 Employer's responsibility; compensation
§ 788 Parent's responsibility
§ 789 Wage withholding exemptions; priorities and limitations
§ 790 Employee protected; penalty
§ 791 Arrearage judgment lien
§ 792 Lottery offset
§ 793 Credit reporting
§ 794 Tax offsets
§ 795 Licenses or governmental contracts
§ 796 Assets held in escrow
§ 797 Civil penalties
§ 798 Enforcement of child support orders; suspension of licenses
§ 799 Trustee process
§ 800 Contract with sheriff for service of civil process

Terms Used In Vermont Statutes > Title 15 > Chapter 11 > Subchapter 7

  • Adoptee: means a person who is adopted or is to be adopted. See
  • Adult: means a person who has attained 18 years of age. See
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Agency: means the Department or a child-placing public or private entity that is licensed in this State to place minors for adoption. See
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Child: means a minor or an adult son or daughter, by birth or adoption. See
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Court: means the court with jurisdiction over the proceeding. See
  • Credit bureau: An agency that collects individual credit information and sells it for a fee to creditors so they can make a decision on granting loans. Typical clients include banks, mortgage lenders, credit card companies, and other financing companies. (Also commonly referred to as consumer-reporting agency or credit-reporting agency.) Source: OCC
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Domestic: when applied to a corporation, company, association, or copartnership shall mean organized under the laws of this State; "foreign" when so applied, shall mean organized under the laws of another state, government, or country. See
  • Employer: means any employer or payor of wages of any type to the obligor. See
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fees: shall mean earnings due for official services, aside from salaries or per diem compensation. See
  • following: when used by way of reference to a section of the law shall mean the next preceding or following section. See
  • Former parent: means the parent of the adoptee whose rights were terminated, voluntarily or involuntarily. See
  • Guardian: means a person, other than a parent, appointed by a court to act as a parent for another individual and specifically authorized by the Court to place the individual for adoption. See
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Justice: when applied to a person, other than a Justice of the Supreme Court, shall mean a justice of the peace for the county for which he or she is elected or appointed. See
  • Legal custody: means the right and duty to exercise continuing general supervision of a minor as authorized by law. See
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Magistrate: shall mean any Supreme Court Justice, Superior judge, District judge, or Probate judge. See
  • Minor: means a person who has not attained 18 years of age. See
  • Month: shall mean a calendar month and "year" shall mean a calendar year and be equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See
  • Oath: shall include affirmation where by law an affirmation may be substituted. See
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Obligee: means the person found to be legally entitled to receive support or any person to whom the obligee has assigned or authorized all rights of collection. See
  • Obligor: means the person required to pay support under a support order. See
  • Parent: means a person who is legally recognized as a mother or father or whose consent to the adoption of a minor is required under subdivision 2-401(a)(1)-(4) or (6) of this title. See
  • Person: shall include any natural person, corporation, municipality, the State of Vermont or any department, agency, or subdivision of the State, and any partnership, unincorporated association, or other legal entity. See
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Physical custody: means the physical care and supervision of a minor. See
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • real estate: shall include lands, tenements, and hereditaments and all rights thereto and interests therein, and pews or slips in places of public worship shall be treated as real estate. See
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Records: means all documents, exhibits and data pertaining to an adoption, whether collected prior to or after the decree of adoption. See
  • Registry: means the registry established in 33 V. See
  • Relative: means a grandparent, great-grandparent, sibling, first cousin, aunt, uncle, great-aunt, great-uncle, niece, or nephew of a person, whether related to the person by the whole or the half blood, affinity, or adoption. See
  • Relinquishment: means the voluntary surrender to an agency by a minor's parent or guardian, for purposes of the minor's adoption, of the rights of the parent or guardian with respect to the minor, including legal and physical custody of the minor. See
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Sibling: means a full or half brother or sister. See
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States may apply to the District of Columbia and any territory and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See
  • Stepparent: means a person who is the spouse or surviving spouse of a parent of a child but who is not a parent of the child. See
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Support: means periodic payments ordered for the support of dependent children or, for the purposes of sections 783-790 of this title only, a spouse. See
  • Support order: means any judgment, order or contract for support enforceable in this state, including, but not limited to, orders issued pursuant to 15 V. See
  • sworn: shall include affirmed. See
  • Town: shall include city and wards or precincts therein; "selectboard members" and "board of civil authority" shall extend to and include the mayor and aldermen of cities; "trustees" shall extend to and include bailiffs of incorporated villages; and the laws applicable to the inhabitants and officers of towns shall be applicable to the inhabitants and similar officers of all municipal corporations. See
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Wage withholding order: means a transfer from the obligor to the obligee of the right to receive a portion of the obligor's wages directly from the obligor's employer. See
  • Wages: means any compensation paid or payable for personal services, whether designated as wages, salary, commission, bonuses, or otherwise, and shall include periodic payments under pension or retirement programs, workers' compensation, or insurance policies of any type. See