State Wage Garnishment Laws 

Use these wage garnishment laws and rules to determine how much money can be garnished from your paycheck.

Note: ALL states allow wage garnishment for child support, alimony, taxes and federal student loans.

Alabama

California

District of Columbia

Idaho

Kansas

Maryland

Mississippi

Nevada

New York

Oklahoma

South Carolina

Utah


Washington

Alaska

Colorado

Florida

Illinois

Kentucky

Massachusetts

Missouri

New Hampshire


North Carolina

Oregon

South Dakota

Vermont

West Virginia


Arizona

Connecticut

Georgia

Indiana

Louisiana

Michigan

Montana

New Jersey

North Dakota

Pennsylvania

Tennessee

Virginia

Wisconsin

Arkansas

Delaware

Hawaii

Iowa

Maine

Minnesota

Nebraska

New Mexico

Ohio

Rhode Island

Texas

Virgin Islands

Wyoming