How can child support suspend my driver’s license, if my wages are being garnished every week?

Asked on January 22, 2013 under Family Law, New York

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

You need to speak with an attorney in your area as soon as you can.  You are correct that if there is a garnishment in place then your license should not be suspended.  But what probably happened is that the suspension - which is quite legal and allowed under state law - was ordered before the garnishment was put in to place and then put in to effect after wards.  Time delay.  It should be able to be lifted.  


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