According to the Indiana Worker’s Compensation Act (Ind. Code §31-2-10), a settlement award is subject to any orders pertaining to child support. Up to one-half of the award can be withheld in order to comply with the child support order (Ind. Code §22-3-2-7).
A child support order may also be issued to require the injured worker to pay a portion of any settlement to the court involved in the child support matter.