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


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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