Rome, GA asked in Divorce for Florida

Q: I was awarded an equalizing payment in my divorce. How do I get the other party to actually pay it?

I thought a court order ment you had to pay what was ordered. I was ordered $30,000 and he has paid nothing to date.

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Rand Scott Lieber
Rand Scott Lieber
Answered
  • Hollywood, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Pursuant to Florida law, you would need to return to court on a Motion for Enforcement of the court order. The next step would be a judgment, which is a legal piece of paper saying that the debt is owed. The next step is to enforce the judgment. Speak with a local family lawyer for more specific advice.

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