Family Maintenance Enforcement Program: Notice of Attachment Fact Sheet

Where the person who is supposed to pay support (the payor) falls behind in support payments, the Family Maintenance Enforcement Program can "attach" the income of the payor. An attachment (also called a garnishment) requires anyone who owes the payor money to pay that money directly to the FMEP.

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child support, spousal support, enforcement of support, missed or late payments, attachment, garnishment, payor's income, Family Maintenance Enforcement Program (FMEP)
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