If I received a temporary support order but my husband is not abiding and has not paid, how do I file a motion for wage garnishment?

Also, how do I supoena my husband’s creidt cards, bank accounts, tax records, telephone and internet communication records related to his income, work contracts, his partners taxes and escrew accounts (where he is hiding the money), foreing banks and tax accounts? He is lying about his income.

Asked on September 10, 2012 under Family Law, Florida

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If your husband is not abiding by a court order to pay temporary support, the proper process is to file a petition with the court that issued the order seeking that he held in contempt of the issued order as opposed to filing a motion for a wage garnishment.

Such will be easier and a lot quicker than going through a wage garnishment process based upon my experience in such matters. I suggest that you consult with a family law attorney about this matter for assistance.


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