25-13-614. Earnings of judgment debtor. (1) Earnings of a judgment debtor that are not subject to garnishment, as provided in this section, are exempt.
(2) Except as provided in subsections (3) and (4), the maximum part of the aggregate disposable earnings of a judgment debtor for any workweek that is subjected to garnishment may not exceed the lesser of:
(a) the amount by which the debtor's disposable earnings for the week exceed 30 times the federal minimum hourly wage in effect at the time the earnings are payable; or
(b) 25% of the debtor's disposable earnings for that week.
(3) The restrictions of subsection (2) do not apply in the case of an order or judgment for the maintenance or support of any person, issued by a court of competent jurisdiction or pursuant to an administrative procedure that is established by state law, affords substantial due process, and is subject to judicial review.
(4) (a) The maximum part of the aggregate disposable earnings of a judgment debtor for any workweek that is subject to garnishment to enforce an order described in subsection (3) may not exceed:
(i) 50% of the judgment debtor's disposable earnings for that week if the debtor is supporting the debtor's spouse or dependent child, other than a spouse or child for whom the order is issued; or
(ii) 60% of the judgment debtor's disposable earnings for that week if the debtor is not supporting a spouse or dependent child described in subsection (4)(a)(i).
(b) However, the amount stated in subsection (4)(a)(i) may be 55% and the amount stated in subsection (4)(a)(ii) may be 65% if the earnings are being garnished to enforce an order for maintenance or support for a period prior to the 12-week period that ends with the beginning of the workweek.
(5) For the purposes of this section, the definitions of earnings, disposable earnings, and garnishment are as set forth in 15 U.S.C. 1672.