Jan '19, I went to court for unpaid child support. The order states I'll temporarily pay $25.00 a month towards that arrearage until it is paid in full. I also got a contempt order with the purge if I pay the decreased amount in CS as ordered.
After an exceptions hearing, which were overruled ultimately on Nov 21, the final order from the judge came. This order says I pay $47.00 per month towards the arrearage beginning July 1, 2019 until it is paid in full. I was also purged of the contempt.
Where I'm confused now is there are two arrearages; one from the contempt the other from the exceptions delay. Are they both still valid, or does the permanent order overrule the temporary order?
Also, the order states that my ex shall adjust the current arrearage accordingly and notify me of the arrearage. What do I do if she never tells me an amount or tries to use a vastly large amount that isn't correct?
A final order supersedes a temporary order unless it specifically states that terms of the temporary order remain in effect, so based on your post, you are to pay $47.00 per month in child support. If the final order states that your ex was to have adjusted the current arrearage and notify you accordingly and she hasn’t, you may be able to file a Petition for Contempt of the final order.
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