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WVC 48 - 14 - 801 §48-14-801. When monthly payments may be increased to satisfy overdue support.
(a) For the purpose of securing overdue support, the Bureau for Child Support Enforcement has the authority to increase the monthly support payments of an obligor by as much as one hundred dollars per month to satisfy the arrearage when:

(1) An obligor has failed to make payments as required by a support order and arrears are equal to an amount of support payable for six months if the order requires support to be paid in monthly installments; or

(2) An obligor has failed to make payments as required by a support order and arrears are equal to an amount of support payable for twenty-seven weeks if the order requires support to be paid in weekly or biweekly installments.

(b) For the purpose of securing overdue support, the Bureau for Child Support Enforcement has the authority to increase the monthly support payments of an obligor by as much as two hundred dollars per month to satisfy the arrearage when:

(1) An obligor's gross income equals or exceeds sixty-five thousand dollars; and

(2) An obligor has failed to make payments as required by a support order and arrears are equal to an amount of support payable for twelve months if the order requires support to be paid in monthly installments; or

(3) An obligor has failed to make payments as required by a support order and arrears are equal to an amount of support payable for fifty-four weeks if the order requires support to be paid in weekly or biweekly installments.

(c) An increase in monthly support under this section will be in addition to any amounts withheld from income pursuant to this article.

(d) This increase in monthly support may be enforced through the withholding process.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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