I pay child support for my son(In New Mexico) I also pay a certain amount per month to cover the arrears an amount decided by the court I have made every payment for the last 4 years. I am still in the arrears for 2200 I will be recieving a bonus soon from my employeer do they have the right to keep my whole bonus?
1 Answer from Attorneys
As with any debt, but especially so with child support, they can collect arrears any way they can find money. Yes. I would suggest you preempt a garnishment by offering to split the bonus ahead of time.