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23-3115.Same; withholding order; issuance. (a) If, at the time a medical child support order requiring enrollment of a child in a health benefit plan is entered, the participating parent is also subject to a new or existing income withholding order, the court upon request and without further notice or hearing, shall include in the income withholding order a medical withholding order.

(b) If, at the time a medical child support order requiring enrollment of a child in a health benefit plan is entered, the participating parent is not otherwise subject to an income withholding order, the court upon request and without further notice or hearing shall enter a medical withholding order for the participating parent, except for good cause shown pursuant to subsection (j) of K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 23-3103, and amendments thereto.

(c) Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, at any time after a medical child support order requiring enrollment of a child in a health benefit plan is entered, the court upon motion shall enter an income withholding order consisting in whole or in part of a medical withholding order. In Title IV-D cases, the court may deny the motion only if: (1) The participating parent is not otherwise subject to an income withholding order; and (2) the provisions of subsection (j) of K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 23-3103, and amendments thereto, have been met. In all other cases the court may grant or deny the motion after considering the following factors: (1) The medical needs of the child; (2) whether the participating parent has attempted to promptly comply with the medical child support order; and (3) any other relevant factor. Nothing in this subsection shall prevent or delay entry of an income withholding order pursuant to subsection (c) of K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 23-3103, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1994, ch. 301, § 15; July 1.



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