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HelloThis is Samuel. I will discuss this and provide you information in this regard. Yes, unfortunately the bank account can be garnished. The reason is because there is already a court order in place for the child support and if a parent defaults on those payments, then the wages and and/or bank accounts and other assets are garnished.I wish it was better news. But a parent who is under court order to pay and they default will have a garnishment.
Additionally, Indiana also has the same limits as federal law on what can be taken from your paycheck for this type of wage garnishment. Up to 50% of your disposable earnings may be garnished to pay child support if you are currently supporting a spouse or a child who isn't the subject of the order. If you aren't supporting a spouse or child, up to 60% of your earnings may be taken. An additional five percent may be garnished for support payments over 12 weeks in arrears.
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