What should I do?
4 attorney answers
If the former husband has regular income from a W2 job, it can be relatively simple to collect alimony. Also, if he has the money to pay the alimony and you can prove it, he can be put in jail for non-payment. I would strongly encourage you to retain a qualified local attorney to help you through this challenging time and to make sure you get the best results.
You may not be able to do anything about it except to hold him in contempt. One of the only ways I can see the court readdressing this issue is if he was hiding assets and sources of income that at the time you had no reason to know existed and he failed to disclose. Contact a local attorney who may be better able to answer your question after reviewing all the facts. #servingtheone
My response to your question is not intended to create any attorney-client relationship. My response to your question is based on the limited facts given in your question and should not be relied on as legal advice. I submitted it to provide you a general understanding of the law, not to provide you specific legal advice. I highly recommend that you consult with an attorney before taking any action based on your question or my response to your question.
Unfortunately, you may not be able to go back to court on this issue. The judge isn't likely to revisit the same issues you just litigated in your case. If he is behind on the payments, then you can ask the court to hold him in contempt. Otherwise, you may have missed your chance.
Please have a qualified attorney review your situation and help you sort out your options.
You need to contact an attorney in your area. If need be contact legal service (formerly called legal aide). Your question does not say whether he is behind in his alimony payments. There are also attorneys who will give you a free consultation in family matters. You should have all your paper work in order when you see the attorney, so she or he can make an informed evaluation of your case.
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