Chapter 74.20A RCW

SUPPORT OF DEPENDENT CHILDRENALTERNATIVE METHOD1971 ACT

Sections

74.20A.010PurposeRemedies additional.
74.20A.020Definitions.
74.20A.030Department subrogated to rights for supportEnforcement actionsCertain parents exempt.
74.20A.035Augmentation of paternity establishment services.
74.20A.040Notice of support debtService or mailingContentsAction on, when.
74.20A.055Notice and finding of financial responsibility of responsible parentServiceHearingDecisionsRules.
74.20A.056Notice and finding of financial responsibility pursuant to an affidavit of paternityProcedure for contestingRules.
74.20A.057Jurisdiction over responsible parent.
74.20A.059Modification of administrative orders establishing child supportPetitionGroundsProcedure.
74.20A.060Assertion of lienEffect.
74.20A.070Service of lien.
74.20A.080Order to withhold and deliverIssuance and serviceContentsEffectDuties of person servedProcessing fee.
74.20A.090Certain amount of earnings exempt from lien or order"Earnings" and "disposable earnings" defined.
74.20A.095Support enforcement servicesAction against earnings within stateNotice.
74.20A.100Civil liability upon failure to comply with order or lienCollection.
74.20A.110Release of excess to debtor.
74.20A.120Banks, savings and loan associations, credit unionsService on main office or branch, effectCollection actions against community bank account, right to adjudicative proceeding.
74.20A.130Distraint, seizure and sale of property subject to liens under RCW 74.20A.060Procedure.
74.20A.140Action for foreclosure of support lienSatisfaction.
74.20A.150Satisfaction of lien after foreclosure proceedings institutedRedemption.
74.20A.160Secretary may set debt payment schedule, release funds in certain hardship cases.
74.20A.170Secretary may release lien or order or return seized propertyEffect.
74.20A.180Secretary may make demand, file and serve liens, when payments appear in jeopardy.
74.20A.188Request for assistance on automated enforcement of interstate caseCertification required.
74.20A.200Judicial relief after administrative remedies exhausted.
74.20A.220Charging off child support debts as uncollectibleCompromiseWaiver of any bar to collection.
74.20A.230Employee debtor rights protectedRemedies.
74.20A.240Assignment of earnings to be honoredEffectProcessing fee.
74.20A.250Secretary empowered to act as attorney, endorse drafts.
74.20A.260Industrial insurance disability payments subject to collection by office of support enforcement.
74.20A.270Department claim for support moneysNoticeAnswerAdjudicative proceedingJudicial reviewMoneys not subject to claim.
74.20A.275Support payments in possession of third partiesCollection.
74.20A.280Department to respect privacy of recipients.
74.20A.290Applicant for adjudicative proceeding must advise department of current address.
74.20A.300Medical supportHealth care coverage required.
74.20A.310Federal and state cooperationRulesConstruction.
74.20A.320License suspensionNotice of noncompliance with a child support orderLicense renewal and reinstatement.
74.20A.322License suspensionAdjudicative proceeding.
74.20A.324License suspensionCertification of noncompliance.
74.20A.326License suspensionPayment schedule arrangements.
74.20A.328License suspensionRules.
74.20A.330License suspensionAgreements between department and licensing entitiesIdentification of responsible parents.
74.20A.350NoncomplianceNoticeFinesLicense suspensionHearingsRules.
74.20A.360Records accessConfidentialityNonliabilityPenalty for noncompliance.
74.20A.370Financial institution data matches.
74.20A.900SeverabilityAlternative when method of notification held invalid.
74.20A.910Savings clause.
74.20A.920ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.

NOTES:

Birth certificateEstablishing paternity: RCW 70.58.080.
Child support enforcement: Chapter 26.18 RCW.
Child support registry: Chapter 26.23 RCW.
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