§ 26.23.010 Intent
§ 26.23.020 Definitions
§ 26.23.030 Registry — Creation — Duties — Interest on unpaid child support — Record retention
§ 26.23.033 State case registry — Submission of support orders
§ 26.23.035 Distribution of support received — Rules — Child support pass-through suspension
§ 26.23.040 Employment reporting requirements — Exceptions — Penalties — Retention of records
§ 26.23.045 Support enforcement services
§ 26.23.050 Support orders — Provisions — Enforcement — Confidential information form — Rules
§ 26.23.055 Support proceedings, orders, and registry — Required information — Duty to update — Service
§ 26.23.060 Notice of payroll deduction — Answer — Processing fee
§ 26.23.065 Requirement to remit payments by electronic funds transfer — Employer, business, or payroll processor — Waiver
§ 26.23.070 Payments to registry — Methods — Immunity from civil liability
§ 26.23.075 Payments — Dishonored checks — Fees — Rules
§ 26.23.080 Certain acts by employers prohibited — Penalties
§ 26.23.090 Employer liability for failure or refusal to respond or remit earnings
§ 26.23.100 Motion to quash, modify, or terminate payroll deduction — Grounds for relief
§ 26.23.110 Procedures when amount of support obligation needs to be determined — Notice — Adjudicative proceeding — Rules
§ 26.23.120 Information and records — Confidentiality — Disclosure — Adjudicative proceeding — Rules — Penalties
§ 26.23.130 Notice to department of child support or maintenance orders
§ 26.23.140 Collection and disclosure of social security numbers — Finding — Waiver requested to prevent fraud
§ 26.23.150 Recording of social security numbers — Compliance with federal requirement — Restricted disclosure
§ 26.23.900 Effective date — 1987 c 435

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 26.23

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • 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.
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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.
  • person: may be construed to include the United States, this state, or any state or territory, or any public or private corporation or limited liability company, as well as an individual. See Washington Code 1.16.080
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • 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.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.