If you are owed child support and the payor fails to keep up with his or her obligations, it can have a hugely negative impact on you and your family. All parents have a legal responsibility to provide financially for their kids. Failing to do so is an abdication of that responsibility — and it could leave your children without the resources they need.
If you are dealing with a parent who is delinquent with child support parents and have already gone through the process to have that person held in contempt of court, the judge may issue a court order offering several remedies to help you collect the money owed to you. The court order can do any of the following:
In addition, Florida Child Support Enforcement (CSE) can provide additional assistance to enforce child support orders, using services such as:
These are all options to help you get the money that is rightfully yours after your divorce. However, it may take some legal maneuvering and pressure to get these court orders and have them sufficiently enforced.
For assistance in enforcing your child support order, speak with a dedicated Florida family law attorney at Oberliesen & Henderson. Contact the firm online or call our Shalimar office at 850-634-3785 to get started.