Q: Contempt action against my sons mother for unpaid child support over ten thousand. What is the typical outcome in court?
A: The outcome will always depend on the Judge and the facts of each case. However, I can tell you that if child support is not paid as ordered then the Judge can order the back support paid, order the payor to reimburse attorney’s fees and any costs, order the payor to jail until the amount is paid or a payment arrangement is made, and/or any other penalty the court seems appropriate.
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