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RCW 9.94A.761

Legal financial obligations — Exemption from notice of payroll deduction or order to withhold and deliver.

Whenever a notice of payroll deduction or order to withhold and deliver is served upon a person or entity asserting a court-ordered legal financial obligation debt against earnings and there is in the possession of the person or entity any of the earnings, RCW 6.27.150 shall not apply, but seventy-five percent of the disposable earnings shall be exempt and may be disbursed to the offender whether such earnings are paid, or to be paid weekly, monthly, or at other intervals and whether there is due the offender earnings for one week or for a longer period. The notice of payroll deduction or order to withhold and deliver shall continue to operate and require said person or entity to withhold the nonexempt portion of earnings, at each succeeding earnings disbursement interval until the entire amount of the court-ordered legal financial obligation debt has been withheld.

[1991 c 93 § 11. Formerly RCW 9.94A.200050.]

Notes:

     Retroactive application -- Captions not law -- 1991 c 93: See notes following RCW 9.94A.7601.