Nevada Remedies; Special Actions and Proceedings

Sec. § 31A.050
Hearing to contest withholding; grounds; exceptions.


Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2:


If an obligor, within 15 days after a notice of withholding is mailed to the obligor pursuant to NRS 31A.040, requests a hearing to contest the withholding, the enforcing authority shall apply for a hearing before the court.


The obligor may contest the withholding on the following grounds:


The court which issued the order for support lacked personal jurisdiction over the obligor;


There is a mistake of fact as to:
(I) Whether the obligor has been delinquent in the payment of support;
(II) The amount of the arrearages or support; or
(III) The custody of the child; or


The order of support was obtained by fraud.
Ê No other issues or defenses may be presented to or determined by the court.


The provisions of subsection 1:


Are applicable only to an obligor against whom there is entered an order of a kind described in subsection 4 of NRS 31A.025.


Do not apply to an obligor who requests a hearing pursuant to NRS 130.606 to contest the enforcement, through the withholding of income, of an order for support that is registered pursuant to chapter 130 of NRS.

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