Under the circumstances, you are at risk of receiving a summons for contempt of court. However, a few days late will not be an issue with most courts.
If you make the payment now, (before 10days late), you will avoid any issue with contempt of court. This is not absolute, as the court, if the clerk acts more quickly, your grace could be as little as 5 to 7 business days. So you may be at the limit right now. If you can make the payment before any summons is issued, then you will be ok.
Else, the best that can be done, because this is after the fact, is to yourself or an attorney for you, petition the court for more time....you would need to be prepared to make a partial payment, and to provide a firm date of paying back.
Do not ignore this...either ask the court or make the payment. The clerk may accept a partial payment, bug most likely will not. She has to follow the court order.
There is no gaurantee a petion after the fact will be successful...this is why you might need an attorney to handle this for you.
You down load the form form the Florida Self Help Family court. If the form is not there, it is because individual courts may have a different form; go to the clerk of courts of the court where the child support case is being heard, and ask the clerk for the form.
She or he will direct you to the proper form.
You merely fill out the form requesting a hearing date for the purpose intended, and pay the filing fee.
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