3 Options A Judge Has When Your Ex Is Not Paying Alimony
If your former spouse is not paying his or her court-ordered alimony, it is important to find out why. In the event that your former spouse is just refusing to pay it, you can file a petition with the family court requesting that a judge take action. Here are some of the options the judge has. Contempt The judge can cite your former spouse for contempt. If this is the first time your ex has failed to consistently make payments, the judge might issue another order stating that your ex has until a certain date to catch up on the payments.