Miami, FL asked in Family Law and Child Support for Florida

Q: I lost my job back in April 2017 and I'm getting odd jobs here and there. I have not been able to make payments for over

6 months. I just made a payment last week of $50 they are summing me to court on Feb 15 2018 and I'm scared last time I was in front of a judge she said she would send me to jail if I didnt pay. What do I do?? I barely get work but want to keep supporting my child. What can I do?

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Scott Michael Weiss
Scott Michael Weiss
  • Boca Raton, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You need to pay everything you are capable of paying, you need to sell belongings to pay. You need to show the judge what efforts you have made to to get full time employment. The judge will want to see that you are making a real effort to find a job.

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