I only work about 20 hours from my part time job. Can i be forced to pay for pendente lite support .there are NO children in the marriage . She works 2 part time jobs .
Yes, support obligations may be paid by wage execution administered through the county probation department. Support obligations may also be paid via direct payment administered through the county probation department or by direct payment to the recipient.
Whether you will be required to pay pendente lite support or not is dependent upon the particular facts in your case. You should consult with an attorney to discuss your matter to determine if there is any exposure to pendente lite support.
Pendente lite support orders are entered prior to the entry of final judgment and may be used to maintain the status quo - i.e. to make sure the mortgage continues to be paid, that a spouse has sufficient funds to maintain the household, etc. The pendete lite support order may or may not serve as the basis for an alimony/spousal support award upon the entry of the final judgment. This is all a very fact specific and fact sensitive inquiry and determination.
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Any time the court awards spousal support or child suport such support can be collected via wage garnishment or otherwise thru the appropriate probation department.
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Yes, they can force ou to pay pendente lite support and yes it can be garnished.
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Yes your income can be garnished. It is actually the right of the recipient to request that it be garnished and it is done automatically. Often times a recipient will ask this to avoid having to ask or remind the payor of his/her obligation. If it has not been ordered by the Court, you might want to offer to do a direct debit to the payees account to offer that security and avoid the additional red tape of a wage garnishment through probation.
Yes they can garnish your paycheck for this support obligation. Our office offers a free consultation to discuss these and other types of matters. If interested, please call (732) 238-3200 to schedule an appointment.
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