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What does it mean that the respondent has a purge of $3,700? Will I get the money since it's half of what he owes me?

Chattanooga, TN |
Filed under: Child support

He was also sentenced to 180 for failure to show up to court and for not paying child support every month

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It means that the Respondent must pay $3,700.00 to purge himself of contempt and secure his release from jail. If he cannot pay, he must serve the sentence imposed by the court.

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