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AGO Opinions with Topic: DIVORCE AND DISSOLUTION
AGO 1979 No. 5 >  March 21, 1979
COURTS - JUDGMENTS - GARNISHMENT - EXECUTION - DIVORCE AND DISSOLUTION - STATUS OF ORDERS FOR THE PAYMENT OF MAINTENANCE OR CHILD SUPPORT
COURTS ‑- JUDGMENTS ‑- GARNISHMENT ‑- EXECUTION ‑- DIVORCE AND DISSOLUTION ‑- STATUS OF ORDERS FOR THE PAYMENT OF MAINTENANCE OR CHILD SUPPORT (1) Where a court, in conjunction with marriage dissolution proceedings, either by way of a temporary order or as a part of the final decree of dissolution itself, awards future payments of maintenance or child support, that order constitutes a judgment to be entered in the county clerk's execution docket pursuant to RCW 4.64.080. (2) Such an order or decree also constitutes a "judgment" which would support a petition for a writ of garnishment pursuant to RCW 7.33.010(1)(c).
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