Q: I have a spousal agreement filed in California (not court ordered) and I am not able to pay it.
What is the process if I am unable to pay the spousal agreement? Does he get a judgment, like a creditor would, and go from there or would the court somehow be involved with enforcing it even though it was not court ordered, just filed with the courts as a divorce agreement.
A: First, the agreement will be interpreted according to California law. In Florida, the first step would be to go to court on an enforcement action. In an enforcement action a possible remedy is a judgment. You should tale the written agreement and speak with a local family lawyer for more specific advice.
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