Child Support Wage Withholding

Wage Withholding is a process in which monies are withheld from the non-custodial parent’s wages. When filing a request for issuance of an order or judicial writ of withholding, the clerk shall send a copy of the order or writ to the non-custodial parent’s current employer.

Fees

  • Request For Notice To Employer - $15.00
  • Payment Options for persons not represented by an attorney.
  • All lawyer-submitted documents must be electronically filed beginning January 1, 2014. In addition, all other forms submitted by an attorney shall be rejected by the clerk and will not be filed if attempted in violation of the Texas Supreme Court.

Issuance of Notice

To ensure the request is sent to the non-custodial parent’s employer:

  1. Complete the Request for Notice to Employer of Income Withholding form
  2. All lawyer-submitted documents must be electronically filed beginning January 1, 2014. In addition, all other forms submitted by an attorney shall be rejected by the clerk and will not be filed if attempted in violation of the Texas Supreme Court.
  3. All other persons not represented by an attorney please return the form using one of the following methods:

    1. Email to Billing@hcdistrictclerk.com
    2. Or fax request to: 832-927-0135
    3. Or Mail request to:
      Harris County District Clerk
      ATTN: Wage Withholding
      P.O. Box 4651
      Houston, TX 77210

Termination of Notice

If an order for Termination of Wage Withholding is required and has not been filed, one of the following referrals may be able to provide assistance:

  • 713-274-7300
  • 713-228-0732
  • 713-755-5183
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