2020 Code of Alabama
Title 30 - Marital and Domestic Relations.
Chapter 3 - Child Custody and Support.
Article 8 - Driver's License Suspension or Revocation for Failure to Pay Support Payments.
Section 30-3-171 - Issuance of Notice to Withhold, etc., License.
Issuance of notice to withhold, etc., license.
Upon application to the department for support services by an obligee alleging the existence of a delinquency or failure to comply with subpoenas or warrants relating to paternity or child support proceedings, the department may, upon an administrative determination that there is a delinquency or a failure to comply, issue a notice of intent to withhold, restrict use of, or suspend a license. The notice shall be served upon the obligor personally or by certified mail or as otherwise provided in the Alabama Rules of Civil Procedure. The notice shall state that licenses granted by licensing authorities of the State of Alabama and held by the obligor may be suspended 60 days after service unless, within that time, the obligor does one of the following as appropriate based on reason for suspension:
(1) Pays the entire support debt stated in the notice.
(2) Enters into a payment plan approved by the department or its agent.
(3) Complies with subpoenas or warrants relating to paternity or child support proceedings.
(4) Requests an administrative hearing within 15 days of receipt of the notice in order to appear and show cause why withholding, restricted use, or suspension of the license is not appropriate.
(Acts 1996, No. 96-563, p. 841, §2; Acts 1997, No. 97-447, p. 772, §12.)