Lorain, OH asked in Child Support for Ohio

Q: If your child support comes directly out of your paycheck can you still be held in contempt of court for non paymeif?

I was recently held in contempt for non payment because I was a self-employed insurance agent and was struggling with the economy. I have followed all the court orders to date and have quit my job and began working full time where the money comes out automatically. Why am I still being charged with contempt and required to keep going back to court.

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Nicholas P. Weiss
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  • Cleveland Heights, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: You likely have an outstanding arrearage that you need to satisfy. When you go back to court you will need to ask to purge the contempt by showing good faith efforts to make payment.

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