How can I enforce a divorce settlement and potentially garnish his wages in washington state?

Asked about 4 years ago - Spokane, WA

The settlement is just a settlement, it is not for alimony or child support. What forms do I file with the court? I want to do this pro se...

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I actually am an attorney (not licensed in WA and this is not my practice area...) and I was hoping to do this pro se, as I believe once I know what the proper forms are, I can do this on my own. I have read conflicting information in the statutes and am confused as to whether I need to file a motion to enforce, or some kind of contempt motion... Does anyone know the correct process?

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  1. Bruce Clement


    Contributor Level 19

    Answered . Books have been written on this subject. You should consult with an experienced attorney re enforcement of the property settlement.

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