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I am sorry to hear about this unfortunate situation.
Please note, I cannot comment on your specific situation, as this services is only limited to general information and for any legal advice /legal service you should contact a local attorney.
What is the total amount that the ex was ordered to pay according to the judgment?
Was this a family court judgment?
Thank you for your follow up.
Generally, the most effective way to enforce a judgment is to hire an experienced local family law attorney to file a Motion for Contempt of Court and to Enforce a Judgment and at the same time this local attorney can get a writ of garnishment issued against the ex, but generally wage garnishments are limited to up to 25% of the net wages. It might also be possible for this local attorney to place a lien on any real property that ex might own or to levy any personal property, such as cars and bank accounts in order to collect on the judgment.
You can find an experienced and skilled local family law attorney by using this established and reputable attorney information / referral websites:
When, choosing a local attorney to represent you, it would be a good idea to choose someone who has a practice exclusively dedicated to family law, has at least 10 years of experience and handled similar matters and also regularly practices before the court located in the jurisdiction where your matter will be heard.
I wish you the best of luck!
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