My ex-husband hasn't paid child support since March 2015. He claims he doesn't have money to pay me even though he drives a brand new supercharged Range Rover and lives in a two bedroom home in twin peaks. He says he isn't employed but I don't know if this is true. Is this acceptable?
If you can obtain the services of an attorney who will go to court for you and enable you to successfully get such an order for hundreds, this is a good deal. Professional charge for services - just as dentist, doctors etc.
You can help by assembling your pay-stubs and tax returns and preparing a scratch copy of FL 150. You can hire a lawyer on limited scope. Choose someone who works often in the court where you plan to bring this action.
Did you have an order before? Arrears might exist?
No it is not acceptable. You can obtain free enforcement of your support order by opening a case with the local Department of Child Support Services via your local county office - the most you will have to pay is all of $25/year which will be deducted from the support that is collected on your behalf. The DCSS can locate his employer & serve an income withholding order on the same to collect the ongoing support obligation. They will also secure a lien on his home [if he is the owner & not a renter] and can even suspend his drivers license if he should continue to fail to pay his ongoing support.
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Call the child support service department and they will help you collect. They will put a lien on his wages and garnish them if need be...
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