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My apologies but alimony and child support are treated differently. While the OAG enforces child support, to enforce alimony you'd need to go to court, file for motions to compel, and then petitions for contempt, and seek a judgment. But the OAG will not help you collect on alimony since that is a personal debt, while child support is seen as a public policy issue related to the children.
Spousal maintenance and child support are unrelated. Just because you do not have kids does not mean you are disqualified from spousal maintenance. And you can still enforce it, you just cannot enforce it via the OAG. OAG gets involved when kids are involved, but when it is you, you are on your own with the courts.
That is correct. They do not pursue spousal support unless it is part of the whole package including alimony and child support.
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1. Yes, that is correct.
2. I can do one better--look to the name of the department itself--it is called 'Child Support Enforcement', not spousal support enforcement. That is their obligation, duty, and scope of work. Your personal debts owed to you are no longer public policy and the state will not pursue them.