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File #: 16-040    Version: 1
Type: Form Proposal Status: Passed
File created: 3/3/2016 In control: Judicial Council
On agenda: 4/15/2016 Final action: 4/15/2016
Title: Civil Practice and Procedure: Revision of Wage Garnishment Forms (Action Required)
Attachments: 1. 20160415-16-040

Title

Title

Civil Practice and Procedure: Revision of Wage Garnishment Forms (Action Required)

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Summary

Summary

Senate Bill 501 amends the method of computing the amount of a judgment debtor’s earnings that may be garnished under an earnings withholding order. The Civil and Small Claims Advisory Committee recommended revising two wage garnishment forms to reflect the new method of calculating the amounts of wages to be withheld.

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Recommendation

Recommendation

The Civil and Small Claims Advisory Committee recommended that the Judicial Council, effective July 1, 2016, revise the Instructions to Employers on Earnings Withholding Order (Wage Garnishment) (form WG-002) and Earnings Withholding Order for Elder or Dependent Adult Financial Abuse (form WG-030), to reflect the new method of calculating the amounts of wages to be withheld, presented by Senate Bill 501.

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