Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 10. Uniform Interstate Family Support Act

Contest By Obligor

40-5-1051. Contest by obligor. (1) An obligor may contest the validity or enforcement of an income-withholding order issued in another state and received directly by an employer in this state by registering the order in a tribunal of this state and filing a contest to that order as provided in 40-5-1055 through 40-5-1070, or otherwise contesting the order in the same manner as if the order had been issued by a tribunal of this state.

(2) The obligor shall give notice of the contest to:

(a) a support enforcement agency providing services to the obligee;

(b) each employer that has directly received an income-withholding order relating to the obligor; and

(c) the person designated to receive payments in the income-withholding order or, if no person is designated, to the obligee.

History: En. Sec. 13, Ch. 552, L. 1997; amd. Sec. 4, Ch. 352, L. 2001; amd. Sec. 32, Ch. 174, L. 2015; Sec. 40-5-157(8), MCA 2013; redes. 40-5-1051 by Sec. 71, Ch. 174, L. 2015; amd. Sec. 13, Ch. 131, L. 2019.