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(a)?As used in this section:
(1)??Court? and ?clerk? are defined as set out in ??26-2-201; ?and
(2)??Employer? includes the state and any political subdivision of the state.
(b)(1)?No action shall be brought to charge any employer upon any assignment by any clerk, servant or employee of the employer to any person of any wages or salaries unearned at the time of the assignment, unless the assignment at the time of the execution of the assignment has been assented to in writing by the employer, or unless the assignment is to enforce support orders as provided in title 36, chapter 5, part 5.
(2)??Support,? ?order of support? or ?child support? includes child support, and support for a spouse or ex-spouse if the obligor is legally responsible for the support of a child residing with the spouse or ex-spouse.
(c)?Assignment of income by a court for child support or spousal support shall be made according to title 36, chapter 5. ?If an employer fails to comply with the order, a judgment may be entered against the employer in the same manner as set forth in title 26, chapter 2, part 2.
(d)?An order for the assignment of income entered by a court under subsections (b) and (c) for child support entered before October 1, 1985, shall remain in full force and effect, and any new orders for assignment of income or for modification or termination of assignments of income shall be as provided in title 36, chapter 5.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Tennessee Code Title 50. Employer and Employee § 50-2-105 - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tn/title-50-employer-and-employee/tn-code-sect-50-2-105/
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