I had a hearing for Contempt of Court concerning child supporet issues. i do not have an attorney because the 400k i spent left me broke. How do i find out how much i owe and if i turn myself in...how do i know the amount.Date: 18-JUN-2012 Filing Party: Disposition Amount: Docket Text: none. 297 COIS - COMMITMENT ORDER ISSUED Filing Date: 06-JUL-2012 Filing Party: BERNSTEIN, ERIC E Disposition Amount: Docket Text: SENT TO PBSO WOC-12-000021 this is what is said on the county clerk's website
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Florida
Docket Text: none.
297 COIS - COMMITMENT ORDER ISSUED
Filing Date: 06-JUL-2012
Filing Party: BERNSTEIN, ERIC E
Docket Text: SENT TO PBSO WOC-12-000021
Hello and thank you for the opportunity to assist you. There may be a slight delay between your follow ups and my replies as I am typing out my answer. Please remember that this is general information only, not legal advice, and no attorney-client relationship is formed.I am very sorry for your situation. The name that you have included (Eric B.), that is not your ex, correct? I am trying to figure out if this is the attorney's name that filed the matter.Also, what county is this in, please?This not an answer, but an Information Request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. I look forward to helping you.
no i am Eric B. palm beach county, florida.
Thank you. Do you have a copy of the petition?Finally, do you know for a fact that you have a warrant, or are you only assuming?Thank you again in advance.
i know for a fact. i don't have any petition. june 18 commitment ordered issue, then july 6 sent to pbso woc-12-000021 issued friday
Thank you for your reply.If you do not have the petition, you can get one by calling the court and asking to be transferred to the records department - they can send one out at a minimal fee:(NNN) NNN-NNNNYou may also call Florida Department of Revenue's Child Support Enforcement unit at(NNN) NNN-NNNNand they will tell you, generally speaking.Should you decide to turn yourself in as you have stated, you can simply walk into any police building and let them know.Again, my apologies for your endeavor and I wish you the best of luck in this matter.I hope this finds you well. Please click Reply to Expert to keep talking, or rate my answer when we are finished. Kindly rate my answer as one of the top three faces because this is how I get credit for my time with you. I work very hard to formulate an informative answer for you; please reciprocate my good faith. Otherwise, reply to chat more until we are finished and you are ready to rate. (You may always ask follow ups free after rating.)
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